Historical Events In March - 28
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0037 Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate on this day in history.
0193 Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus on this day in history.
0193 On March - 28 publius Helvius Pertinax, Roman Emperor (192-93), assassinated
0364 Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor on this day in history.
0593 On this day in history guntram, French king in Burgundy, dies at about 67
0845 Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving on this day in history.
1072 On March - 28 ordulf, Duke of Saxony
1134 On March - 28 stefanus Harding, 3rd abbott of Côteaux/saint, dies
1285 On this day in history martinus IV, [Simon de Brion], Pope (1281-85), dies
1468 On this day in history charles I, Duke of Savoy
1472 Fra Bartolomeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter on this day in history.
1483 The birth of Raphael,Italian painter, and architect. Rebuilt St Peters on March - 28.
1483 Raphael, Urbino Italy, painter (School of Athens) on March - 28.
1515 Theresa of Avila/Teresa de Jesus, Spanish mystic writer/saint on this day in history.
1535 Bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked & destroyed on this day in history.
1556 On March - 28 karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain
1566 Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat, dies at 79 on March - 28.
1592 Jan Amos Komensky, [Comenius] Moravian educational reB03281603 Stephan Otto, composer on this day in history.
1615 On March - 28 pieter de Groot, Dutch regent/diplomat
1621 On March - 28 heinrich Schwemmer, composer
1643 On March - 28 jose Solana, composer
1660 The birth of George I, King of Great Britain on March - 28.
1660 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch schilder/writer on March - 28.
1673 On March - 28 adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter/etcher, buried at 51
1677 Wenzel Hollar, Bohemia cartoonist/etcher, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
1687 On this day in history constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90
1701 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75 on March - 28.
1712 On this day in history jan van der Heyden, Dutch inventor (street lantern), dies at 75
1727 On this day in history maximilian III Jozef, Elector of Bayern (1745-77)
1729 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet) on this day in history.
1737 Francesco Zannetti, composer on this day in history.
1738 English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear) on March - 28.
1741 Johann Andre, composer on this day in history.
1750 Francisco A G de Miranda, Venezuelan freedom fighter on March - 28.