Historical Events In October - 28
Wednesday, 30 November 2022
0306 On October - 28 mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 On October - 28 emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
0900 Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on this day in history.
0969 Antioch falls to Byzantine forces after a long siege, ending 300 years of Arab rule in the Syrian city on this day in history.
0969 Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria on this day in history.
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 Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on October - 28.
1312 On this day in history elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
1348 On this day in history third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World
1422 On October - 28 charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1467 On this day in history battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1492 On October - 28 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba
1510 Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint on this day in history.
1516 On October - 28 battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
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 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on October - 28.
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks on October - 28.
1612 On this day in history robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies on this day in history.
1628 On October - 28 hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
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 this day in history.
1646 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts) on this day in history.
1664 On October - 28 the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1683 On October - 28 harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
1703 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on October - 28.
1704 On October - 28 john Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on this day in history.