Historical Events In August - 28
Sunday, 18 August 2019
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 August - 28.
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 this day in history.
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.
1065 Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
1544 On this day in history alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 On this day in history nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1565 Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established on August - 28.
1592 George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) on August - 28.
1609 On August - 28 delaware Bay explored by Henry Hudson for the Netherlands
1609 On this day in history explorer Henry Hudson discovers Delaware Bay
1609 Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay on this day in history.
1619 On August - 28 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 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on August - 28.
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 On this day in history new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
1673 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer
1676 On this day in history joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On August - 28 wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54