Historical Events In January - 28
Tuesday, 28 March 2023
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 On January - 28 pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV
1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness on January - 28.
1099 On January - 28 first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on January - 28.
1119 On this day in history 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 this day in history flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 On January - 28 fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
1393 On January - 28 earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on this day in history.
1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on January - 28.
1521 The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on this day in history.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.
1547 On this day in history king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.
1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on this day in history.
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 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.
1561 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended on January - 28.
1573 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on this day in history.
1578 On January - 28 cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
1581 On this day in history james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) on January - 28.
1595 On January - 28 francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 On this day in history 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 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1608 On January - 28 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on this day in history.
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on January - 28.
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on this day in history.
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