Historical Events In January - 28
Monday, 19 August 2019
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 January - 28 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
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 this day in history.
1262 On this day in history 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 On this day in history robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
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 this day in history the Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
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 January - 28.
1547 On this day in history 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 On this day in history elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 On January - 28 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
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 January - 28.
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 January - 28.
1581 On January - 28 james VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland
1582 On January - 28 john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)
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 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 On January - 28 giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer
1611 Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger) on this day in history.
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune on January - 28.