Historical Events In October - 28
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0306 On this day in history mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius on October - 28.
0900 Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on October - 28.
0969 On October - 28 antioch falls to Byzantine forces after a long siege, ending 300 years of Arab rule in the Syrian city
0969 On October - 28 byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
1017 On October - 28 henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1061 On this day in history emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1138 Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on October - 28.
1312 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on this day in history.
1348 Third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World on this day in history.
1422 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France on October - 28.
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 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 On October - 28 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 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 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 On this day in history americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 On October - 28 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 this day in history.
1664 The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established on this day in history.
1683 On this day in history harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 On October - 28 michel Mathieu, composer
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 October - 28.