Historical Events In April - 28
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0357 On this day in history emperor Constantius II visits Rome
0585 War between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse on April - 28.
1089 On this day in history dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies
1109 Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on April - 28.
1192 On this day in history assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin.
1202 On this day in history king Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
1253 On this day in history -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
1376 On April - 28 english parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
1442 The birth of Edward IV, english king on April - 28.
1442 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) on this day in history.
1498 Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on this day in history.
1503 On this day in history battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France
1521 Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria on April - 28.
1550 Powers of Dutch inquisition extends on April - 28.
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral on April - 28.
1611 Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the oldest existing university in Asia and the largest Catholic university in the world on this day in history.
1635 Virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office on April - 28.
1655 On this day in history english admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
1686 On April - 28 the first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1686 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published on this day in history.
1710 On April - 28 thomas Betterton, English actor
1715 Franz Sparry, composer on this day in history.
1748 On April - 28 lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 Paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer on April - 28.
1753 On this day in history franz K Achard, German physicist
1757 Claus Nielsen Schali, composer on this day in history.
1758 The birth of James Monroe, American president on April - 28.
1758 On this day in history james Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1770 On April - 28 capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia
1770 On this day in history nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs
1770 On this day in history marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60
1774 Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution
1788 Maryland was one of the first of the United States of America, entering the Union as number seven on this day on this day in history.