Historical Events In January - 28
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0814 On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV on January - 28.
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 this day in history.
1099 On this day in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 On January - 28 willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on January - 28.
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 On this day in history robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
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 On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.
1547 On January - 28 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 January - 28.
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
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 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on this day in history.
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.
1581 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
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 this day in history giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.