Historical Events In October - 28
Monday, 06 April 2020
0306 On this day in history mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 On this day in history emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
0900 Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on October - 28.
0969 On this day in history antioch falls to Byzantine forces after a long siege, ending 300 years of Arab rule in the Syrian city
0969 Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria on October - 28.
1017 On October - 28 henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1061 Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II on this day in history.
1138 On October - 28 boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies
1312 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on this day in history.
1348 On this day in history third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World
1422 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France on October - 28.
1467 On October - 28 battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba on October - 28.
1510 Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint on October - 28.
1516 On this day in history battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
1520 On this day in history pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter
1531 On this day in history battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.
1538 On October - 28 the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo TomĂˇs de Aquino, is established.
1574 On this day in history prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on this day in history.
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks on this day in history.
1612 Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I on October - 28.
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies on this day in history.
1628 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on this day in history.
1636 On October - 28 americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 On this day in history harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1637 Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57 on October - 28.
1646 On this day in history 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1664 The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established on this day in history.
1683 On this day in history harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer on October - 28.
1703 On October - 28 john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies
1704 On this day in history john Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on this day in history.