Historical Events In August - 28
Saturday, 31 July 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 this day in history.
0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia on August - 28.
0489 Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy on this day in history.
0865 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian physician on this day in history.
0876 On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
1065 On this day in history frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1189 On August - 28 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 On this day in history 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 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history 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 August - 28 oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established
1592 On August - 28 george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)
1609 On August - 28 delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 On this day in history henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on August - 28.
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on this day in history.
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on this day in history.
1640 On August - 28 second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on August - 28.
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 this day in history.