Historical Events In January - 28
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0814 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 Robert le MaÃ§on, Chancellor of France on this day in history.
1457 On January - 28 henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1495 On this day in history pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France
1521 On January - 28 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 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England on this day in history.
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on January - 28.
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
1561 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1582 On this day in history john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
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 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on January - 28.
1608 On January - 28 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on January - 28.
1612 On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.