Historical Events In October - 28
Monday, 06 July 2020
0306 Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome on this day in history.
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 October - 28.
0969 On this day in history byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 On October - 28 henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1061 On October - 28 emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1138 On October - 28 boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies
1312 On this day in history elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
1348 Third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World on October - 28.
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 October - 28.
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
1538 On October - 28 the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo TomĂˇs de Aquino, is established.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on this day in history.
1585 On October - 28 cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks on this day in history.
1612 On October - 28 robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1627 On this day in history djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies
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 October - 28 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 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 this day in history harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 On October - 28 michel Mathieu, composer
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.