Historical Events In January - 28
Friday, 22 September 2023
0814 On January - 28 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 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 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 this day in history.
1262 On this day in history flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm
1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents) on this day in history.
1393 On January - 28 earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 On this day in history robert le MaÃ§on, Chancellor of France
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 The Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25 on January - 28.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
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 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 January - 28.
1578 On this day in history cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)
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 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 January - 28.
1596 On January - 28 british admiral Sir Francis Drake dies off the Panama coast and is buried at sea.
1600 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1611 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)
1612 On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1613 On this day in history galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune