Historical Events In October - 28
Monday, 14 June 2021
0306 Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome on October - 28.
0312 On this day in history emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
0900 Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on October - 28.
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 On this day in history byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) on this day in history.
1061 On this day in history emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1138 On this day in history boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies
1312 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on October - 28.
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 this day in history.
1467 On October - 28 battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1492 On October - 28 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba
1510 On this day in history 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 October - 28.
1520 Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on this day in history.
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 October - 28.
1538 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established on this day in history.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on this day in history.
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on October - 28.
1595 On October - 28 battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks
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 On October - 28 hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 On October - 28 americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded on this day in history.
1637 Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1646 On October - 28 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1664 On this day in history the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
1683 Harvard College is founded in Massachusetts on October - 28.
1689 On October - 28 michel Mathieu, composer
1703 On this day in history john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies
1704 John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72 on October - 28.
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on this day in history.