Historical Events In August - 28
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.
0430 Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1484 On this day in history diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
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 August - 28.
1542 On August - 28 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
1544 On this day in history alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 On this day in history 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 On August - 28 george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on August - 28.
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1619 On August - 28 ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
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 August - 28.
1646 On this day in history fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 On this day in history johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
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 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer
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.