Historical Events In March - 28
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0037 On March - 28 roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.
0193 On this day in history roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
0193 Publius Helvius Pertinax, Roman Emperor (192-93), assassinated on this day in history.
0364 On this day in history roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
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 Ordulf, Duke of Saxony on this day in history.
1134 On this day in history stefanus Harding, 3rd abbott of CĂ´teaux/saint, dies
1285 On this day in history martinus IV, [Simon de Brion], Pope (1281-85), dies
1468 On March - 28 charles I, Duke of Savoy
1472 On March - 28 fra Bartolomeo, monk, Florentine Renaissance painter
1483 On this day in history the birth of Raphael,Italian painter, and architect. Rebuilt St Peters
1483 On this day in history raphael, Urbino Italy, painter (School of Athens)
1515 On this day in history theresa of Avila/Teresa de Jesus, Spanish mystic writer/saint
1535 On this day in history bloemkamp Abbey (Oldeklooster) attacked & destroyed
1556 Karel V's son Philip II crowned king of Spain on this day in history.
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 March - 28.
1615 Pieter de Groot, Dutch regent/diplomat on March - 28.
1621 Heinrich Schwemmer, composer on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history jose Solana, composer
1660 The birth of George I, King of Great Britain on this day in history.
1660 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch schilder/writer on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter/etcher, buried at 51
1677 Wenzel Hollar, Bohemia cartoonist/etcher, dies at about 69 on March - 28.
1687 Constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 Maximilian III Jozef, Elector of Bayern (1745-77) on March - 28.
1729 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet) on March - 28.
1737 On March - 28 francesco Zannetti, composer
1738 On this day in history english parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
1741 Johann Andre, composer on this day in history.
1750 On March - 28 francisco A G de Miranda, Venezuelan freedom fighter