Historical Events In August - 28
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.
0430 On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
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 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 Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.
1189 On this day in history third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
1476 Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) on this day in history.
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
1511 The Portuguese conquer Malacca on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history 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 August - 28.
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on August - 28.
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 Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on August - 28.
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1647 On August - 28 johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer on August - 28.
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on August - 28.