Historical Events In October - 28
Sunday, 11 April 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 On October - 28 alfred the Great, English monarch, dies
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 this day in history byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 On this day in history henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1061 On October - 28 emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1138 Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on this day in history.
1312 On this day in history elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
1348 On October - 28 third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World
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 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 this day in history.
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 October - 28 prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history 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 On October - 28 hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu
1636 Americas oldest university,'Havard', founded on October - 28.
1636 On this day in history harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1637 On October - 28 foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57
1646 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts) on October - 28.
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 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies on this day in history.
1704 On this day in history john Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on October - 28.