Historical Events In August - 28
Wednesday, 03 March 2021
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.
0430 On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
0475 The Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna on August - 28.
0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia on August - 28.
0489 On this day in history theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
0865 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician on this day in history.
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.
1065 On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 On this day in history third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
1476 Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) on August - 28.
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.
1484 On this day in history diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1511 On August - 28 the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On August - 28 turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 On this day in history lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on August - 28.
1544 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on August - 28.
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on this day in history.
1565 On this day in history oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on this day in history.
1609 On August - 28 delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on August - 28.
1637 On this day in history wIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa
1640 On this day in history second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on August - 28.
1647 On August - 28 johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 On this day in history axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1655 On August - 28 new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 on August - 28.
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on August - 28.