Historical Events In July - 28
Friday, 23 October 2020
0388 Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis on this day in history.
0450 On July - 28 theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies
0754 Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France on July - 28.
1057 On July - 28 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 On July - 28 ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher
1285 On July - 28 queen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia
1330 Michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle on this day in history.
1402 Battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I on July - 28.
1434 Navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon on this day in history.
1456 On July - 28 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
1514 Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland on July - 28.
1527 Rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard.
1540 English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife on July - 28.
1540 On this day in history thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
1579 Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid on July - 28.
1586 Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe on this day in history.
1588 Spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I on July - 28.
1609 On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
1609 On this day in history judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
1615 On July - 28 lake Huron is discovered by French explorer Samuel de Champlain.
1635 Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans on this day in history.
1641 John Amner, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1655 On July - 28 cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died
1655 On July - 28 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 De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance on this day in history.
1708 On July - 28 monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC
1711 Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried on July - 28.
1717 On this day in history 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]