Historical Events In July - 28
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0388 Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis on this day in history.
0450 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher
1285 Queen Keran of Armenia, consort of Leo III of Armenia on this day in history.
1330 On July - 28 michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle
1402 On July - 28 battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I
1434 On this day in history navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
1456 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia) on this day in history.
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 this day in history thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed
1579 On July - 28 cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
1586 Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe on July - 28.
1588 On July - 28 spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I
1609 On July - 28 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
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 Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans on July - 28.
1641 On July - 28 john Amner, composer, dies at 61
1655 On this day in history cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died
1655 On July - 28 cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
1667 On July - 28 abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies
1683 On this day in history anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark
1696 De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance on July - 28.
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 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]