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 This day in History - September 28
595 Historic Events for September 28
1621

Battle at Chocim Dniester: King Sigismund II beats Turks

Event
1649

Ottavio Vernizzi, composer, dies at 79

Death
1652

John Asselijn, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 42

Death
1652

English-Dutch sea battle at Kentish Knock

Event
1657

Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daugher of Willem of Orange, dies at 75

Death
1667

Jacobus Golius, mathematician/founder (Leidse observ), dies at 71

Death
1678

"Pilgrim's Progress" published

Event
1679

Mihael Omerza, composer

Birth
1681

Johann Mattheson, Hamburg Germany, composer

Birth
1687

Venetians take Athens from the Turks

Event
1694

Mouton, mathematician, dies

Death
1698

Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, France, mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1701

Divorce legalized in MD

Event
1702

Robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61

Death
1704

Maryland allows divorce if wife mispleases clergyman/preacher

Event
1705

Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, England, corrupt politician (Chiswick)

Birth
1705

Johann Peter Kellner, composer

Birth
1708

Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy

Event
1735

August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes king of Scotland

Event
1746

William Jones, London England, British Orientalist/jurist

Birth
1748

Johann Michael Demmler, composer

Birth
1757

Andrea Zani, composer, dies at 60

Death
1759

Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67

Death
1760

Russian and Austrian army occupies Berlin

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