Historical Events In July - 28
Thursday, 21 November 2019
0388 On July - 28 battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis
0450 On July - 28 theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies
0754 On July - 28 pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France
1057 On this day in history victor II, [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies
1101 Su Tung-p'o, Chinese poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher, dies at 64 on July - 28.
1148 On July - 28 crusaders attack Damascus
1165 Ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher on this day in history.
1285 Queen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia on this day in history.
1330 On this day in history michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle
1402 Battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I on July - 28.
1434 On this day in history navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
1456 On July - 28 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
1514 Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland on this day in history.
1527 Rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador on this day in history.
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 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed on July - 28.
1579 On July - 28 cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
1586 Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe on July - 28.
1588 On this day in history spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I
1609 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
1609 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.
1615 On this day in history lake Huron is discovered by French explorer Samuel de Champlain.
1635 Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans on July - 28.
1641 John Amner, composer, dies at 61 on July - 28.
1655 Cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died on July - 28.
1655 On this day in history cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
1667 Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies on this day in history.
1683 Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark on July - 28.
1696 On this day in history de Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance
1708 Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC on July - 28.
1711 Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried on July - 28.
1717 Prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs on July - 28.
1719 On July - 28 jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]