Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 06 February 2023
0388 On this day in history magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
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 this day in history.
0476 On this day in history german ruler Odoacer captures Pavia
0489 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1189 Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan on this day in history.
1476 On August - 28 motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1481 On August - 28 afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 On August - 28 diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1511 On August - 28 the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1550 On August - 28 nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1565 On August - 28 oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on August - 28.
1609 On this day in history delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 On this day in history 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 On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
1637 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1646 On this day in history fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 On August - 28 johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
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 August - 28 conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 on August - 28.
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on August - 28.