Historical Events In April - 28
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0357 Emperor Constantius II visits Rome on April - 28.
0585 War between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse on this day in history.
1089 Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies on this day in history.
1109 Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on April - 28.
1192 On April - 28 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 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 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) on this day in history.
1498 On this day in history henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
1503 Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France on April - 28.
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 April - 28.
1635 On this day in history virginia Gov John Harvey accused of treason & removed from office
1655 English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet on April - 28.
1686 On April - 28 the first volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1686 On this day in history 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1710 Thomas Betterton, English actor on April - 28.
1715 On April - 28 franz Sparry, composer
1748 On April - 28 lorenz Justinian Ott, composer
1750 On this day in history paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 Franz K Achard, German physicist on April - 28.
1757 On this day in history claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 The birth of James Monroe, American president on this day in history.
1758 On this day in history james Monroe, Westmoreland Va, (D-R) 5th pres (1817-25)
1770 Capt James Cook in Endeavor lands at Botany Bay in Australia on April - 28.
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 April - 28.
1788 Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution on this day in history.
1788 Maryland was one of the first of the United States of America, entering the Union as number seven on this day on April - 28.