Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 28 September 2020
0388 On this day in history magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
0430 On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
0475 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1065 On August - 28 frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 On August - 28 third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
1476 Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) on this day in history.
1481 On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
1511 The Portuguese conquer Malacca on August - 28.
1521 Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on August - 28.
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on August - 28.
1544 On this day in history alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on this day in history.
1565 On August - 28 oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on this day in history.
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 On this day in history ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
1637 On this day in history wIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa
1640 Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on August - 28.
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on August - 28.
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on August - 28.
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 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer on this day in history.
1676 On August - 28 joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On August - 28 wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54