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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

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

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.  

1592  On August - 28 birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  

1667  On this day in history birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

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

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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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  On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on August - 28.  

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 August - 28.  

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

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.  

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

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