Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 17 February 2020
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.
0430 Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.
0475 On August - 28 the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
0476 On August - 28 german ruler Odoacer captures Pavia
0489 On August - 28 theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.
0865 On this day in history rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician
0876 On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
1065 On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan on August - 28.
1476 On this day in history motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.
1484 On this day in history diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1511 The Portuguese conquer Malacca on August - 28.
1521 Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on August - 28.
1539 On this day in history lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.
1544 Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 on August - 28.
1550 On August - 28 nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1565 On August - 28 oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 On August - 28 delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 On this day in history explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 On August - 28 henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
1619 On August - 28 ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
1637 On August - 28 wIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa
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 this day in history fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 On August - 28 johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 On August - 28 axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1655 On August - 28 new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer on August - 28.
1676 On August - 28 joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on August - 28.