Historical Events In January - 28
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
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 January - 28.
1099 First Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1119 On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
1262 On January - 28 flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 On this day in history fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1393 On this day in history earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.
1457 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1521 The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on this day in history.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.
1547 King Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth on this day in history.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on January - 28.
1547 On January - 28 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 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.
1561 On January - 28 by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 On January - 28 articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland.
1578 On this day in history cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1581 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on this day in history.
1595 On January - 28 francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on January - 28.
1600 On January - 28 clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
1606 On January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1608 On this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune