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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
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Severinus begins his reign as Catholic Pope (elected in 638)

Event
1037

German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"

Event
1089

Lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies

Death
1156

Battle at Brindisi: King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet

Event
1259

Christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies

Death
1317

Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63

Death
1349

60 Jews murdered in Breslau Silesia

Event
1357

Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66

Death
1358

Daint-Leu at Oise begins French boer uprising

Event
1371

John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior

Birth
1521

Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62

Death
1521

Pope Leo X signs treaty with German emperor Charles V

Event
1533

England's archbishop voids King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's marriage

Event
1534

Dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83

Death
1539

Hernando de Soto lands in Florida

Event
1577

Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician

Birth
1608

Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna," premieres in Mantua

Event
1635

Zorilla's "El Desafio de Carlos V," premieres in Madrid

Event
1650

Gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59

Death
1660

George I, King of England (1714-27)

Birth
1664

1st Baptist Church organizes (Boston)

Event
1674

German Parliament declares war on France

Event
1685

Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67

Death
1731

All Hebrew books in Papal State are confiscated

Event
1738

Joseph Ignace Guillotin, France, physician/inventor (guillotine)

Birth