Historical Events In April - 28
Saturday, 20 April 2019
0357 Emperor Constantius II visits Rome on April - 28.
0585 War between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse on April - 28.
1089 Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on April - 28.
1109 Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on this day in history.
1192 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 on this day in history.
1202 King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France on April - 28.
1253 On April - 28 -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
1376 On this day in history english parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
1442 The birth of Edward IV, english king on April - 28.
1442 On April - 28 edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1498 Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on April - 28.
1503 Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France on this day in history.
1521 On April - 28 treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria
1550 On April - 28 powers of Dutch inquisition extends
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral on this day in history.
1611 On this day in history 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.
1635 On this day in history virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office
1655 On April - 28 english admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
1686 The first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published on April - 28.
1686 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published on April - 28.
1710 On this day in history 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 Franz K Achard, German physicist on this day in history.
1757 Claus Nielsen Schali, composer on April - 28.
1758 On April - 28 the birth of James Monroe, American president
1758 On this day in history james Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1770 On this day in history capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia
1770 Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.
1770 On April - 28 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 Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history maryland was one of the first of the United States of America, entering the Union as number seven on this day