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Historical Events In August - 28

Sunday, 16 May 2021

0388  Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.  

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

0475  On August - 28 the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.  

0476  On August - 28 german ruler Odoacer captures Pavia  

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 August - 28.  

1065  On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

1189  Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan on this day in history.  

1476  On this day in history motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1484  Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  

1511  On this day in history the Portuguese conquer Malacca.  

1521  Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on August - 28.  

1539  Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.  

1542  On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)  

1544  Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on this day in history.  

1550  Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on August - 28.  

1565  Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on August - 28.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on this day in history.  

1609  Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on August - 28.  

1609  On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay  

1609  On August - 28 henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay  

1619  Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

1632  On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe  

1637  WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on August - 28.  

1640  Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on this day in history.  

1646  On August - 28 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53  

1647  On this day in history johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53  

1654  Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71 on August - 28.  

1655  New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on August - 28.  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer on this day in history.  

1676  On this day in history joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57  

1677  On this day in history wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on August - 28.  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on August - 28.  

1582  On this day in history birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on August - 28.  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

1673  On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.  

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  

0876  On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on this day in history.  

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on this day in history.  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On August - 28 death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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