Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 05 June 2023
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 On August - 28 the Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
0476 German ruler Odoacer captures Pavia on August - 28.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 28 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 this day in history.
1484 Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.
1511 On this day in history the Portuguese conquer Malacca.
1521 On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade
1539 Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.
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 August - 28.
1565 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on this day in history.
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on this day in history.
1609 On this day in history delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 Explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on August - 28.
1619 On this day in history ferdinand II elected Holy Roman Emperor
1632 On August - 28 henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe
1637 On August - 28 wIC-colonel Hans Koin conquerors Fort Elmina, West Africa
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 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 On August - 28 new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer
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
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