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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

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  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

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 this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  On this day in history 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  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.  

1341  On August - 28 death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

1481  On August - 28 afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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