Historical Events In October - 28
Thursday, 21 November 2019
0306 On October - 28 mark Aurelius Valerius Maxentius proclaimed emperor of Rome
0312 Emperor Constantine the Great beats rivaal Maxentius on this day in history.
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 On October - 28 byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria
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 On October - 28 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 this day in history charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
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 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 October - 28.
1520 Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on October - 28.
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 this day in history.
1538 On this day in history the first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo TomĂˇs de Aquino, is established.
1574 Prince Willem van Orange installs university on this day in history.
1585 On this day in history cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1595 On October - 28 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 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on this day in history.
1636 On this day in history americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1636 Harvard University (Cambridge Mass) founded on this day in history.
1637 On October - 28 foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57
1646 On October - 28 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 this day in history.
1683 Harvard College is founded in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1689 On October - 28 michel Mathieu, composer
1703 On this day in history 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 On this day in history gulliver's Travels is published.