Historical Events In January - 28
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1077 On this day in history 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 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria on this day in history.
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on January - 28.
1256 On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm on this day in history.
1393 On this day in history 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 Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1457 On January - 28 henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)
1495 On January - 28 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England
1547 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 On this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies
1561 On this day in history by Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended
1573 Articles of Warsaw Confederation are signed, sanctioning freedom of religion in Poland on January - 28.
1578 Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history 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 On this day in history francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50
1596 On January - 28 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 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.
1611 On this day in history 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