Historical Events In January - 28
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
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 On this day in history german king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1099 On this day in history first Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1099 On this day in history 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.
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 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 January - 28.
1457 Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) on January - 28.
1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France on this day in history.
1521 On January - 28 the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
1528 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.
1547 On January - 28 king Henry the Eighth of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son, Edward the Sixth.
1547 On January - 28 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
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 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 January - 28.
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 James VI signs the 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on January - 28.
1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland on this day in history.
1582 On January - 28 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 British admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea on this day in history.
1600 On January - 28 clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
1606 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on January - 28.
1608 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on January - 28.
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