Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 13 July 2020
0388 Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.
0430 Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.
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 Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy on August - 28.
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 August - 28.
1189 On this day in history third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
1476 On August - 28 motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.
1511 On this day in history the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.
1539 On August - 28 lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.
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 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on August - 28.
1592 On August - 28 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 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
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 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on August - 28.
1640 On this day in history second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn
1646 On August - 28 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 On this day in history johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 On this day in history axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1655 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on this day in history.
1673 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer on August - 28.
1676 Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 on August - 28.
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on this day in history.