Historical Events In August - 28
Friday, 03 July 2020
0388 On August - 28 magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
0430 On August - 28 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 Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy on August - 28.
0865 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician on August - 28.
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 Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan on August - 28.
1476 On August - 28 motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1481 On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.
1511 On August - 28 the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 On August - 28 lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
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 On August - 28 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 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 On this day in history ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on this day in history.
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 On August - 28 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1654 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1655 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on August - 28.
1673 On August - 28 conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1677 On August - 28 wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54