Historical Events In October - 28
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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 On October - 28 alfred the Great, English monarch, dies
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 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) on October - 28.
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 Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on this day in history.
1348 Third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World on October - 28.
1422 On this day in history charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1467 On this day in history battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba on October - 28.
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 On this day in history the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on October - 28.
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader on this day in history.
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 October - 28.
1628 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on October - 28.
1636 On October - 28 americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded on October - 28.
1637 On October - 28 foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57
1646 On this day in history 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1664 The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established on October - 28.
1683 On October - 28 harvard College is founded in Massachusetts.
1689 On this day in history 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 October - 28.