Historical Events In July - 28
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
0388 On July - 28 battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis
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 this day in history.
1057 Victor II, [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies on July - 28.
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 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 On July - 28 battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I
1434 On July - 28 navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
1456 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia) on this day in history.
1514 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe
1588 Spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I on this day in history.
1609 On July - 28 admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda
1609 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on July - 28.
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 July - 28.
1667 On this day in history abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies
1683 Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark on this day in history.
1696 On July - 28 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 Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried on this day in history.
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]