Historical Events In July - 28
Friday, 20 September 2019
0388 Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis on July - 28.
0450 Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies on July - 28.
0754 On this day in history pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France
1057 Victor II, [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies on July - 28.
1101 On this day in history su Tung-p'o, Chinese poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher, dies at 64
1148 Crusaders attack Damascus on July - 28.
1165 Ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher on July - 28.
1285 On July - 28 queen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia
1330 Michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle on July - 28.
1402 Battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I on this day in history.
1434 On this day in history navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
1456 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia) on July - 28.
1514 On July - 28 maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland
1527 On this day in history rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador
1540 England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard on July - 28.
1540 On this day in history english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife
1540 On July - 28 thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
1579 On this day in history cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
1586 On July - 28 sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe
1588 On July - 28 spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I
1609 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda on this day in history.
1609 On July - 28 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
1615 On this day in history lake Huron is discovered by French explorer Samuel de Champlain.
1635 On July - 28 spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans
1641 On this day in history john Amner, composer, dies at 61
1655 Cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died on this day in history.
1655 Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris on this day in history.
1667 Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies on July - 28.
1683 Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history de Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance
1708 On July - 28 monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC
1711 On July - 28 gerard Lairesse, painter, buried
1717 On July - 28 prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs
1719 On July - 28 jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]