Historical Events In May - 28
Friday, 15 November 2019
0640 On May - 28 severinus begins his reign as Catholic Pope (elected in 638)
1037 On May - 28 german emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"
1089 Lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
1156 Battle at Brindisi King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet on this day in history.
1156 On May - 28 battle at Brindisi: King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet
1259 On May - 28 christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies
1317 On May - 28 guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63
1349 On this day in history 60 Jews murdered in Breslau Silesia
1357 On this day in history afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66
1358 On May - 28 daint-Leu at Oise begins French boer uprising
1371 John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history pope Leo X signs treaty with German emperor Charles V
1521 On this day in history pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
1521 On this day in history willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62
1533 The Archbishop of England declares the mariage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn to be valid on this day in history.
1533 England's archbishop voids King Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn's marriage on May - 28.
1534 On this day in history dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83
1539 On May - 28 hernando de Soto lands in Florida
1577 On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
1588 Spanish Aramada under Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England on May - 28.
1608 Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua on May - 28.
1608 On this day in history claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua
1635 On May - 28 zorilla's "El Desafio de Carlos V" premieres in Madrid
1635 On this day in history zorilla's "El Desafio de Carlos V," premieres in Madrid
1644 Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby on May - 28.
1650 On this day in history gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59
1660 On this day in history the birth of George I, British King
1660 On May - 28 george I, King of England (1714-27)
1664 The first Baptist Church is organized (Boston) on this day in history.
1664 On this day in history 1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)
1674 German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.
1685 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on May - 28.
1731 All Hebrew books in Papal State are confiscated on May - 28.
1738 On May - 28 joseph Ignace Guillotin, France, physician/inventor (guillotine)