Historical Events In August - 28
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 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 On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
1065 Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on this day in history.
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 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.
1511 The Portuguese conquer Malacca on this day in history.
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 On August - 28 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
1544 On August - 28 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on August - 28.
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 August - 28.
1609 On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 On this day in history henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
1619 On this day in history ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on August - 28.
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on August - 28.
1640 Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on this day in history.
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on August - 28.
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1654 On August - 28 axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1655 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on August - 28.
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.