Historical Events In August - 28
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0388 On August - 28 magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
0430 On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
0475 On August - 28 the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
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 August - 28.
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.
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 On August - 28 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 The Portuguese conquer Malacca on August - 28.
1521 Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.
1542 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on August - 28.
1544 On August - 28 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
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 Delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands on August - 28.
1609 On August - 28 explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 On August - 28 henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
1619 On this day in history ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe on August - 28.
1637 WIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On August - 28 conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 On this day in history joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 on this day in history.