Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0388 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.
0475 On this day in history the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia on this day in history.
0489 On this day in history theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
0865 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician on August - 28.
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on August - 28.
1065 On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 On August - 28 third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
1476 On August - 28 motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1481 On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
1511 On August - 28 the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.
1542 On August - 28 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
1544 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on August - 28.
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on this day in history.
1565 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on this day in history.
1592 On August - 28 george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 On this day in history delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on August - 28.
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn
1646 On August - 28 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 On this day in history johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 On this day in history axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1655 On this day in history new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 On August - 28 joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On August - 28 wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54