Historical Events In October - 28
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 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 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 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 On this day in history 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 Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint on October - 28.
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 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 TomĂˇs de Aquino, is established on this day in history.
1574 On October - 28 prince Willem van Orange installs university
1585 On this day in history cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1595 Battle at Giurgevo: Zsigmond Bathory of Transylvania beats Turks on this day in history.
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 Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu on this day in history.
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 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 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 John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of govt), dies at 72 on October - 28.
1726 Gulliver's Travels is published on October - 28.