Historical Events In April - 28
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0357 Emperor Constantius II visits Rome on this day in history.
0585 On April - 28 war between Lydia & Media ended by solar eclipse
1089 On this day in history dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies
1109 On this day in history hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies
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 King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France on this day in history.
1253 On this day in history -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
1376 English parliament demands supervision on royal outlay on April - 28.
1442 On this day in history the birth of Edward IV, english king
1442 On April - 28 edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)
1498 Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on this day in history.
1503 Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France on this day in history.
1521 Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Neth-Austria on this day in history.
1550 On April - 28 powers of Dutch inquisition extends
1592 On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral
1611 On April - 28 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 On this day in history 1st volume of Isaac Newton's "Principia" published
1710 Thomas Betterton, English actor on April - 28.
1715 On this day in history franz Sparry, composer
1748 Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer on this day in history.
1750 On April - 28 paul Ignaz Kurzinger, composer
1753 Franz K Achard, German physicist on April - 28.
1757 On April - 28 claus Nielsen Schali, composer
1758 On this day in history 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 April - 28 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 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 On this day in history maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution
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