Historical Events In January - 28
Friday, 27 November 2020
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV on this day in history.
1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on this day in history.
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1099 On January - 28 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on this day in history.
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on this day in history.
1393 On this day in history earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1457 On January - 28 henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on January - 28.
1521 On this day in history the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on January - 28.
1547 On January - 28 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
1547 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on this day in history.
1560 On this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
1561 On January - 28 by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 On this day in history articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
1578 On January - 28 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 On this day in history james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on January - 28.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1596 On January - 28 british admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea.
1600 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) on this day in history.
1606 On January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1608 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on January - 28.
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
1613 On January - 28 galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune