Historical Events In October - 28
Sunday, 24 March 2019
0306 Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome on October - 28.
0312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius on this day in history.
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 Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria on this day in history.
1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) on this day in history.
1061 On October - 28 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 October - 28.
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 Battle at Brustem: Charles the Stoute beats the Luikenaars on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1520 On October - 28 pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter
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 October - 28.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on October - 28.
1585 On October - 28 cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history robert Dowland appointed court luitist of King James I
1627 On October - 28 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 this day in history.
1636 On this day in history harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded
1637 Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57 on October - 28.
1646 On this day in history 1st Protestant church assembly for indians (Massachusetts)
1664 On October - 28 the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
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 John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72 on October - 28.
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on October - 28.