Historical Events In July - 28
Friday, 22 September 2023
0388 Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis on this day in history.
0450 Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1148 On this day in history 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 On July - 28 michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle
1402 On this day in history 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 Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland on this day in history.
1527 Rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish conquistador on July - 28.
1540 England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard on this day in history.
1540 On July - 28 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 July - 28 cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid
1586 On this day in history 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 July - 28.
1609 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised on this day in history.
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 On July - 28 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 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 Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC on July - 28.
1711 Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried on this day in history.
1717 Prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs on this day in history.
1719 On July - 28 jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]