Historical Events In August - 28
Saturday, 23 October 2021
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 this day in history.
0475 On August - 28 the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
0476 On August - 28 german ruler Odoacer captures Pavia
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 August - 28.
0876 On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
1065 On August - 28 frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
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 August - 28.
1484 On this day in history diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1511 On this day in history the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On August - 28 turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.
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 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on this day in history.
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 August - 28.
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 Ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
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 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 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 On August - 28 joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On this day in history wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54