1025 On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
1476 On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1582 Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)
1667 Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.
1673 On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1691 Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.
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 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 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1341 On August - 28 death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.
1484 Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
1539 On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75