Historical Events In April - 28
Friday, 18 September 2020
0357 On this day in history emperor Constantius II visits Rome
0585 On this day in history war between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse
1089 On this day in history dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies
1109 On April - 28 hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies
1192 Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin on April - 28.
1202 On April - 28 king Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
1253 -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire on this day in history.
1376 On this day in history english parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
1442 On this day in history the birth of Edward IV, english king
1442 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
1503 Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France on April - 28.
1521 Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria on this day in history.
1550 On April - 28 powers of Dutch inquisition extends
1592 On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1611 On this day in history establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world.
1635 On April - 28 virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office
1655 English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet on this day in history.
1686 On this day in history the first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1686 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published on this day in history.
1710 On April - 28 thomas Betterton, English actor
1715 Franz Sparry, composer on April - 28.
1748 On April - 28 lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 On this day in history paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 On April - 28 franz K Achard, German physicist
1757 On this day in history claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 The birth of James Monroe, American president on April - 28.
1758 On this day in history james Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1770 On April - 28 capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia
1770 On this day in history nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1770 On this day in history marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60
1774 Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse on this day in history.
1788 Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution on April - 28.
1788 On April - 28 maryland was one of the first of the United States of America, entering the Union as number seven on this day