Historical Events In October - 28
Monday, 30 November 2020
0306 On October - 28 mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius on this day in history.
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 On October - 28 byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) on October - 28.
1061 Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II on October - 28.
1138 On October - 28 boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies
1312 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on October - 28.
1348 Third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World on this day in history.
1422 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France on October - 28.
1467 Battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars on this day in history.
1492 On October - 28 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba
1510 On October - 28 francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint
1516 Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza on this day in history.
1520 Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on October - 28.
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 this day in history the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on this day in history.
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on this day in history.
1595 On October - 28 battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks
1612 Robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I on this day in history.
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies on this day in history.
1628 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on October - 28.
1636 On this day in history 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 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts) on this day in history.
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 Harvard College is founded in Massachusetts on October - 28.
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer on October - 28.
1703 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on this day in history.
1704 On October - 28 john Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72
1726 On this day in history gulliver's Travels is published.