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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
814

Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71

Death
1077

German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness

Event
1077

Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV

Event
1099

1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria

Event
1119

Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies

Death
1256

Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22

Death
1262

Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm

Event
1393

Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)

Event
1393

Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball

Death
1457

Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)

Birth
1495

Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France

Event
1528

Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies

Death
1547

9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

Event
1547

Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

Death
1549

Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80

Death
1560

John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies

Death
1561

By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended

Event
1578

Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)

Birth
1581

James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland

Event
1582

John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)

Birth
1595

Francis Drake, English pirate (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50

Death
1600

Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)

Birth
1606

Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85

Death
1608

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1611

Johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)

Birth