Historical Events In August - 28
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
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 August - 28.
0475 The Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna on August - 28.
0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia on August - 28.
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 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.
1065 On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 On this day in history third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
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 August - 28 lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on August - 28.
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 this day in history oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on this day in history.
1609 Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on this day in history.
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on August - 28.
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 August - 28 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on August - 28.
1654 On August - 28 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 this day in history joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On this day in history wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54