Historical Events In October - 28
Saturday, 26 September 2020
0306 Mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome on this day in history.
0312 On this day in history emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius
0900 On this day in history 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 Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria on this day in history.
1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) on October - 28.
1061 On this day in history emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II
1138 On this day in history boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies
1312 On this day in history elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
1348 On this day in history third wave of the Great plague hits the Old World
1422 On October - 28 charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1467 On October - 28 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 Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza on October - 28.
1520 On this day in history 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 On October - 28 the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established.
1574 On October - 28 prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 On October - 28 cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
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 October - 28.
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies on this day in history.
1628 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on October - 28.
1636 Americas oldest university,'Havard', founded on October - 28.
1636 Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded on October - 28.
1637 On this day in history 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 Harvard College is founded in Massachusetts on October - 28.
1689 On this day in history michel Mathieu, composer
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 this day in history.