Historical Events In August - 28
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.
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 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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1511 On August - 28 the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On August - 28 turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 On this day in history lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1542 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1565 On this day in history oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 On this day in history george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on this day in history.
1609 On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 On August - 28 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 August - 28.
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on August - 28.
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 August - 28 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