Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 15 December 2019
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.
0430 On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
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 August - 28 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
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 August - 28.
1544 On August - 28 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 On August - 28 nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1565 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on this day in history.
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on this day in history.
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 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 August - 28.
1637 On this day in history 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 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1654 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71 on August - 28.
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 this day in history.