Historical Events In October - 28
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
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 October - 28.
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 Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II on this day in history.
1138 On this day in history 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 October - 28.
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 October - 28 francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint
1516 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
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 this day in history.
1627 On this day in history djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies
1628 On October - 28 hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 Americas oldest university,'Havard', founded on October - 28.
1636 On October - 28 harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
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 On this day in history harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
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.