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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
388

Battle at Aquileja: Emperor Theodosius beats emperor Magnus Maximis

Event
450

Theodosius II de Jongere, emperor Austrian Empire, dies

Death
754

Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France

Event
1057

Victor II, [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies

Death
1101

Su Tung-p'o, Chinese poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher, dies at 64

Death
1148

Crusaders attack Damascus

Event
1165

Ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic/philosopher

Birth
1330

Michael III, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies in battle

Death
1402

Battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur Lenk beats sultan Bajezid I

Event
1434

Navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon

Event
1456

Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)

Birth
1514

Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland

Birth
1540

English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife

Event
1540

Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed

Death
1579

Cardinal Granvelle returns to Madrid

Event
1586

Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe

Event
1588

Spanish Armada sails to overthrow England's Queen Elizabeth I

Event
1609

Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda

Event
1609

Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised

Birth
1635

Spanish marshal Piccolomini conquerors Schenkenschans

Event
1641

John Amner, composer, dies at 61

Death
1655

Suzuki Shosan, Samurai/monk/propagator of Zen Buddhism, dies at 76

Death
1655

Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris

Death
1655

Savinien Cyrano seigneur de Bergerac, French author, dies at 36

Death
1667

Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies

Death