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October 28th, 2007 (October 28 2007)DeathPorter Wagoner, American country singer (born in 1927)
October 28th, 2006 (October 28 2006)EventFuneral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.
October 28th, 2006 (October 28 2006)DeathRed Auerbach, American basketball coach and executive (born in 1917)
October 28th, 2006 (October 28 2006)DeathTrevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (born in 1955)
October 28th, 2006 (October 28 2006)DeathMarijohn Wilkin, American songwriter (born in 1920)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)EventPlame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney s chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathEugene K. Bird, German prison director (born in 1926)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathBob Broeg, American sports writer (born in 1918)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathRaymond Hains, French artist (born in 1926)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathTony Jackson, American basketball player (born in 1942)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathFernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (born in 1922)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathRichard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1943)
October 28th, 2005 (October 28 2005)DeathLjuba Tadic, Serbian actor (born in 1929)
October 28th, 2004 (October 28 2004)DeathJimmy McLarnin, Northern Irish-born boxer (born in 1907)
October 28th, 2002 (October 28 2002)DeathMargaret Booth, American film editor (born in 1898)
October 28th, 2002 (October 28 2002)DeathErling Persson, Swedish entrepreneur (born in 1917)
October 28th, 2001 (October 28 2001)DeathGerard Hengeveld, Dutch composer (born in 1910)
October 28th, 2000 (October 28 2000)DeathLida Baarova, Czech actress (born in 1914)
October 28th, 2000 (October 28 2000)DeathCarlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (born in 1912)
October 28th, 1998 (October 28 1998)EventAn Air China (Mainland China) jetliner is hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin and flown to Taiwan.
October 28th, 1998 (October 28 1998)DeathTed Hughes, British poet (born in 1930)Ted Hughes Quotes
October 28th, 1997 (October 28 1997)DeathPaul Jarrico, American screenwriter (born in 1915)
October 28th, 1996 (October 28 1996)BirthNaelee Rae, American actress
October 28th, 1996 (October 28 1996)BirthJasmine Jessica Anthony, American actress
October 28th, 1987 (October 28 1987)DeathAndre Masson, French artist (born in 1896)
October 28th, 1986 (October 28 1986)EventThe centennial of the Statue of Liberty s dedication is re-celebrated in New York Harbor.
October 28th, 1986 (October 28 1986)DeathJohn Braine, British novelist (born in 1922)John Braine Quotes
October 28th, 1985 (October 28 1985)EventMikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union.
October 28th, 1985 (October 28 1985)EventSandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and makes peace overtures to the United States; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
October 28th, 1985 (October 28 1985)BirthRichard Smith, American entrepreneur
October 28th, 1984 (October 28 1984)BirthObafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer
October 28th, 1984 (October 28 1984)BirthAmanda Paige, American model
October 28th, 1983 (October 28 1983)BirthJarrett Jack, American basketball player
October 28th, 1982 (October 28 1982)EventSpanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) wins elections, leading to first Socialist government in Spain after death of Franco. Felipe Gonzalez becomes Prime Minister-elect.
October 28th, 1982 (October 28 1982)BirthJeremy Bonderman, American baseball player
October 28th, 1982 (October 28 1982)BirthMai Kuraki, Japanese singer
October 28th, 1982 (October 28 1982)BirthAnthony Lerew, American baseball player
October 28th, 1981 (October 28 1981)BirthMilan Baros, Czech footballer
October 28th, 1981 (October 28 1981)BirthSolomon Andargachew, Ethiopian footballer Solomon Quotes
October 28th, 1980 (October 28 1980)BirthAlan Smith, English footballer
October 28th, 1980 (October 28 1980)BirthChristy Hemme, American professional wrestler
October 28th, 1980 (October 28 1980)BirthKanzi, Most Literate Non-Human
October 28th, 1980 (October 28 1980)BirthDimitri Liakopoulos, Greek actor
October 28th, 1979 (October 28 1979)BirthAki Hakala, Finnish drummer (The Rasmus)
October 28th, 1979 (October 28 1979)BirthMartin Skoula, Czech ice hockey player
October 28th, 1978 (October 28 1978)BirthMarta Etura, Spanish actress
October 28th, 1978 (October 28 1978)BirthJustin Guarini, American singer
October 28th, 1976 (October 28 1976)BirthKarl Tremblay, Canadian singer (Les Cowboys Fringants)
October 28th, 1975 (October 28 1975)DeathGeorges Carpentier, French boxer (born in 1894)
October 28th, 1975 (October 28 1975)DeathOliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (born in 1932)
October 28th, 1974 (October 28 1974)BirthJoaquin Phoenix, Puerto Rican-born actor
October 28th, 1974 (October 28 1974)BirthVicente Moreno, Spanish footballer
October 28th, 1974 (October 28 1974)BirthBraden Looper, American baseball player
October 28th, 1974 (October 28 1974)BirthDejan Stefanovic, Serbian footballer
October 28th, 1974 (October 28 1974)BirthDayanara Torres, Puerto Rican actress and beauty queen
October 28th, 1973 (October 28 1973)BirthAlvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler
October 28th, 1973 (October 28 1973)DeathTaha Hussein, Egyptian writer (born in 1889)
October 28th, 1973 (October 28 1973)DeathSergio Tofano, Italian actor (born in 1883)
October 28th, 1972 (October 28 1972)BirthTerrell Davis, American football player
October 28th, 1972 (October 28 1972)BirthBrad Paisley, American musician
October 28th, 1971 (October 28 1971)EventBritain launches its first (and as of 2007, only) satellite, Prospero, into low Earth orbit atop a Black Arrow carrier rocket.
October 28th, 1970 (October 28 1970)EventThe land speed record set by Gary Gabelich in a rocket-powered automobile called the Blue Flame, fueled with natural gas.
October 28th, 1969 (October 28 1969)BirthBen Harper, American musician
October 28th, 1969 (October 28 1969)BirthJavier Grillo-Marxuach, Puerto Rican screenwriter and producer
October 28th, 1969 (October 28 1969)DeathConstance Dowling, American actress (born in 1920)
October 28th, 1968 (October 28 1968)BirthMarc Lievremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
October 28th, 1967 (October 28 1967)BirthJulia Roberts, American actress
October 28th, 1967 (October 28 1967)BirthJohn Romero, American video game designer
October 28th, 1967 (October 28 1967)BirthSophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein
October 28th, 1967 (October 28 1967)BirthKevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
October 28th, 1966 (October 28 1966)BirthSteve Atwater, American football player
October 28th, 1966 (October 28 1966)BirthAndy Richter, American comedian and actor
October 28th, 1966 (October 28 1966)BirthAris Spiliotopoulos, Greek politician
October 28th, 1965 (October 28 1965)EventNostra Aetate, the "Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions" of the Second Vatican Council, is promulgated by Pope Paul VI; it absolves the Jews of the alleged killing of Jesus, reversing Innocent III s declaration from 760 years ago. In short, Pope Paul VI announces that the ecumenical council has decided that Jews are not collectively responsible for the killing of Christ.
October 28th, 1965 (October 28 1965)BirthJami Gertz, American actress
October 28th, 1965 (October 28 1965)BirthLuigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist
October 28th, 1965 (October 28 1965)DeathEarl Bostic, American saxophonist (born in 1913)
October 28th, 1964 (October 28 1964)EventVietnam War: U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam.
October 28th, 1963 (October 28 1963)BirthLauren Holly, American actress
October 28th, 1963 (October 28 1963)BirthJames Miller, the "Fan Man" (died in 2002)
October 28th, 1963 (October 28 1963)BirthEros Ramazzotti, Italian singer
October 28th, 1962 (October 28 1962)EventCuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that he had ordered the removal of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.Nikita Khrushchev Quotes
October 28th, 1962 (October 28 1962)BirthDaphne Zuniga, American actress
October 28th, 1962 (October 28 1962)BirthScotty Nguyen, professional poker player
October 28th, 1962 (October 28 1962)BirthErik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
October 28th, 1960 (October 28 1960)BirthLandon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times
October 28th, 1959 (October 28 1959)DeathCamilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (born in 1932)
October 28th, 1958 (October 28 1958)BirthWilliam Reid, Scottish musician (The Jesus and Mary Chain)
October 28th, 1957 (October 28 1957)BirthStephen Morris, British musician (Joy Division and New Order)
October 28th, 1957 (October 28 1957)DeathErnst Grafenberg, German physician and scientist (born in 1881)
October 28th, 1956 (October 28 1956)BirthMahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran
October 28th, 1956 (October 28 1956)BirthDave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
October 28th, 1955 (October 28 1955)BirthBill Gates, American software executiveBill Gates Quotes
October 28th, 1954 (October 28 1954)EventThe modern Kingdom of the Netherlands is re-founded as a federal monarchy.
October 28th, 1953 (October 28 1953)BirthPierre Boivin, Canadian businessman and hockey executive
October 28th, 1952 (October 28 1952)BirthAnnie Potts, American actress
October 28th, 1952 (October 28 1952)DeathBilly Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (born in 1862)
October 28th, 1950 (October 28 1950)BirthSihem Bensedrine, Tunisian human rights activist
October 28th, 1949 (October 28 1949)BirthBruce Jenner, American athlete
October 28th, 1949 (October 28 1949)BirthTracy Reed, American actress
October 28th, 1948 (October 28 1948)EventSwiss chemist Paul Muller is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the insecticidal properties of DDT.
October 28th, 1948 (October 28 1948)BirthTelma Hopkins, American singer and actress (Tony Orlando and Dawn)
October 28th, 1946 (October 28 1946)BirthWim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach
October 28th, 1946 (October 28 1946)BirthJohn Hewson, Australian politician
October 28th, 1945 (October 28 1945)BirthElton Dean, English musician (Soft Machine) (died in 2006)
October 28th, 1945 (October 28 1945)BirthWayne Fontana, British singer (The Mindbenders)
October 28th, 1944 (October 28 1944)BirthDennis Franz, American actor
October 28th, 1944 (October 28 1944)BirthAnton Schlecker, German billionaire
October 28th, 1944 (October 28 1944)BirthColuche, French comedian and actor (died in 1986)
October 28th, 1943 (October 28 1943)BirthConny Froboess, German singer
October 28th, 1943 (October 28 1943)BirthCharo Lopez, Spanish actress
October 28th, 1942 (October 28 1942)EventThe Alaska Highway (Alcan Highway) is completed through Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska.
October 28th, 1942 (October 28 1942)EventHolocaust: 2,000 Jewish children and 6,000 Jewish adults from Krakow are deported by Germans to Belzec death camp.
October 28th, 1942 (October 28 1942)EventHolocaust: SS directive orders all Jewish children s mittens and stockings to be sent from the death camps to the SS families.
October 28th, 1942 (October 28 1942)BirthKees Verkerk, Dutch speed skater
October 28th, 1941 (October 28 1941)EventHolocaust in Kaunas, Lithuania: German SS forces arrange the massacre of more than 9,000 Jews of the Kaunas ghetto. After the victims assembled on the Demokratu square at 6 am to be shot they are buried in gigantic ditches.
October 28th, 1941 (October 28 1941)BirthJohn Hallam, Irish actor
October 28th, 1941 (October 28 1941)BirthHank Marvin, English guitarist
October 28th, 1941 (October 28 1941)BirthCurtis Lee, American singer
October 28th, 1940 (October 28 1940)EventWorld War II: Italy invades Greece through Albania. This was the selected anniversary of Greece s entry into World War II. It is celebrated in Greece as Okhi Day (???=No) Day.
October 28th, 1940 (October 28 1940)BirthSusan Harris, American television writer and producer
October 28th, 1939 (October 28 1939)BirthJane Alexander, American actress
October 28th, 1939 (October 28 1939)BirthMiroslav Cerar, Yugoslav gymnast
October 28th, 1939 (October 28 1939)DeathAlice Brady, American actress (born in 1892)
October 28th, 1938 (October 28 1938)BirthDavid Dimbleby, English television commentator
October 28th, 1938 (October 28 1938)BirthAnne Perry, English-born novelist
October 28th, 1937 (October 28 1937)BirthLenny Wilkens, American basketball player and coach
October 28th, 1936 (October 28 1936)EventUS President Franklin D. Roosevelt rededicates the Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary.
October 28th, 1936 (October 28 1936)BirthCharlie Daniels, American musician
October 28th, 1936 (October 28 1936)BirthCarl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
October 28th, 1935 (October 28 1935)BirthAlan Clarke, British film director
October 28th, 1933 (October 28 1933)BirthGarrincha, Brazilian footballer (died in 1983)
October 28th, 1932 (October 28 1932)BirthSuzy Parker, American actress (died in 2003)
October 28th, 1930 (October 28 1930)BirthBernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1)Bernie Ecclestone Quotes
October 28th, 1929 (October 28 1929)BirthJoan Plowright, British actress
October 28th, 1929 (October 28 1929)BirthMarcel Bozzuffi, French actor (died in 1988)
October 28th, 1929 (October 28 1929)BirthJohn Hollander, American poet
October 28th, 1929 (October 28 1929)DeathBernhard von Bulow, Chancellor of Germany (born in 1849)
October 28th, 1928 (October 28 1928)BirthIon Mihai Pacepa, Romanian general
October 28th, 1927 (October 28 1927)BirthDame Cleo Laine, British singer
October 28th, 1926 (October 28 1926)BirthBowie Kuhn, American Commissioner of Baseball (died in 2007)
October 28th, 1925 (October 28 1925)BirthIan Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (died in 2006)
October 28th, 1924 (October 28 1924)BirthAntonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver (died in 1996)
October 28th, 1922 (October 28 1922)EventMarch on Rome: Italian fascists led by Benito Mussolini march on Rome and take over the Italian government.Benito Mussolini Quotes
October 28th, 1922 (October 28 1922)BirthGershon Kingsley, German composer
October 28th, 1922 (October 28 1922)BirthButch van Breda Kolff, American basketball coach (died in 2007)
October 28th, 1922 (October 28 1922)BirthSimon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (died in 2003)
October 28th, 1919 (October 28 1919)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson s veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January.
October 28th, 1918 (October 28 1918)EventWorld War I: Czechoslovakia is granted its independence from Austria-Hungary. Beginning of independent Czechoslovak state, after 300 years.
October 28th, 1918 (October 28 1918)EventThe German fleet is immobilized when sailors mutiny en masse and disobey an order to leave port five times; 1,000 would ultimately be arrested.
October 28th, 1918 (October 28 1918)EventNew Polish government in Western Galicia (Central Europe) is established.
October 28th, 1918 (October 28 1918)DeathUlisse Dini, Italian mathematician (born in 1845)
October 28th, 1917 (October 28 1917)BirthJack Soo, American actor (died in 1979)
October 28th, 1917 (October 28 1917)DeathPrince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (born in 1831)
October 28th, 1916 (October 28 1916)DeathCleveland Abbe, American meteorologist (born in 1838)
October 28th, 1916 (October 28 1916)DeathOswald Boelcke, German pilot (born in 1891)
October 28th, 1914 (October 28 1914)BirthJonas Salk, American medical scientist (died in 1995)Jonas Salk Quotes
October 28th, 1914 (October 28 1914)BirthRichard Laurence Millington Synge, Nobel laureate (died in 1994)
October 28th, 1914 (October 28 1914)BirthGlenn Robert Davis, U.S. Congressman (died in 1988)
October 28th, 1912 (October 28 1912)BirthRichard Doll, English epidemiologist (died in 2005)
October 28th, 1909 (October 28 1909)BirthFrancis Bacon, Anglo-Irish painter (died in 1992)Francis Bacon Quotes
October 28th, 1908 (October 28 1908)BirthArturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (died in 1995)
October 28th, 1907 (October 28 1907)BirthJohn Harold Hewitt, Northern Irish poet (died in 1987)
October 28th, 1903 (October 28 1903)BirthEvelyn Waugh, English writer (died in 1966)Evelyn Waugh Quotes
October 28th, 1902 (October 28 1902)BirthElsa Lanchester, British-born actress (died in 1986)
October 28th, 1901 (October 28 1901)BirthEileen Shanahan, Irish Poet (died in 1979)
October 28th, 1900 (October 28 1900)DeathMax Muller, German-born orientalist (born in 1823)
October 28th, 1899 (October 28 1899)DeathOttmar Mergenthaler, German-born inventor (tuberculosis) (born in 1854)
October 28th, 1897 (October 28 1897)BirthEdith Head, American costume designer (died in 1981)
October 28th, 1896 (October 28 1896)BirthHoward Hanson, American composer (died in 1981)
October 28th, 1893 (October 28 1893)EventTchaikovsky s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathetique, premiered in St. Petersburg, only nine days before the composer s death.
October 28th, 1892 (October 28 1892)BirthDink Johnson, American musician (died in 1954)
October 28th, 1891 (October 28 1891)EventThe Mino-Owari Earthquake, the largest earthquake in Japan s history, strikes Gifu Prefecture.
October 28th, 1891 (October 28 1891)BirthOrmer Locklear, American movie stunt pilot (died in 1920)
October 28th, 1889 (October 28 1889)BirthJuliette Beliveau, Quebec comedian (died in 1975)
October 28th, 1886 (October 28 1886)EventIn New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.Grover Cleveland Quotes
October 28th, 1885 (October 28 1885)BirthVelimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (died in 1922)
October 28th, 1881 (October 28 1881)BirthBruno Soderstrom, Swedish athlete (died in 1969)
October 28th, 1879 (October 28 1879)BirthChanning H. Cox, 49th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1968)
October 28th, 1879 (October 28 1879)DeathMarie Roch Louis Reybaud, French writer (born in 1799)
October 28th, 1877 (October 28 1877)BirthJoe Adams, American baseball player (died in 1952)
October 28th, 1877 (October 28 1877)DeathRobert Swinhoe, British naturalist (born in 1835)
October 28th, 1875 (October 28 1875)BirthGilbert Hovey Grosvenor, American geographer and editor (died in 1966)
October 28th, 1864 (October 28 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Second Battle of Fair Oaks endsUnion Army forces under General Ulysses S. Grant withdraw from Fair Oaks, Virginia, after failing to breach the Confederate defenses around Richmond, Virginia.Ulysses S. Grant Quotes
October 28th, 1864 (October 28 1864)BirthAdolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (died in 1958
October 28th, 1857 (October 28 1857)DeathLouis Eugene Cavaignac, French soldier and politician (born in 1802)
October 28th, 1848 (October 28 1848)EventThe first railroad in Spainbetween Barcelona and Matarois opened.
October 28th, 1846 (October 28 1846)BirthGeorges Auguste Escoffier, French chef (died in 1935)
October 28th, 1845 (October 28 1845)BirthZygmunt Florenty Wroblewski, Polish physicist (died in 1888)
October 28th, 1841 (October 28 1841)DeathJohan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (born in 1792)
October 28th, 1834 (October 28 1834)EventThe Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.
October 28th, 1818 (October 28 1818)BirthIvan Turgenev, Russian writer (died in 1883)Ivan Turgenev Quotes
October 28th, 1818 (October 28 1818)DeathAbigail Adams, First Lady of the United States (born in 1744)
October 28th, 1806 (October 28 1806)DeathCharlotte Turner Smith, British poet and novelist (born in 1749)
October 28th, 1804 (October 28 1804)BirthPierre Francois Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (died in 1849)
October 28th, 1800 (October 28 1800)DeathArtemas Ward, American politician and soldier (born in 1727)
October 28th, 1793 (October 28 1793)BirthEliphalet Remington, American firearms manufacturer (died in 1861)
October 28th, 1792 (October 28 1792)DeathPaul Mohring, German physician and scientist (born in 1710)
October 28th, 1792 (October 28 1792)DeathJohn Smeaton, British civil engineer (born in 1724)
October 28th, 1776 (October 28 1776)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Battle of White PlainsBritish Army forces arrive at White Plains, attack and capture Chatterton Hill from the Americans.
October 28th, 1775 (October 28 1775)EventAmerican Revolutionary War A British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston.
October 28th, 1768 (October 28 1768)DeathMichel Blavet, French flutist (born in 1700)
October 28th, 1767 (October 28 1767)BirthMarie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel, queen of Denmark and Norway (died in 1852)
October 28th, 1763 (October 28 1763)DeathHeinrich, count von Bruhl, German statesman (born in 1700)
October 28th, 1755 (October 28 1755)DeathJoseph Bodin de Boismortier, French composer (born in 1689)
October 28th, 1754 (October 28 1754)DeathFriedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (born in 1708)
October 28th, 1740 (October 28 1740)DeathEmpress Anna of Russia (born in 1693)
October 28th, 1718 (October 28 1718)BirthIgnacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary (died in 1793)
October 28th, 1716 (October 28 1716)DeathStephen Fox, British politician (born in 1627)
October 28th, 1708 (October 28 1708)DeathPrince George of Denmark, Consort of Queen Anne of England (born in 1653)
October 28th, 1704 (October 28 1704)DeathJohn Locke, English philosopher (born in 1632) Philo Quotes
October 28th, 1703 (October 28 1703)BirthAntoine Deparcieux, French mathematician (died in 1768)
October 28th, 1703 (October 28 1703)DeathJohn Wallis, English mathematician (born in 1616)
October 28th, 1697 (October 28 1697)BirthCanaletto, Italian artist (died in 1768)
October 28th, 1691 (October 28 1691)BirthPeder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (died in 1720)
October 28th, 1676 (October 28 1676)DeathJean Desmarets, French writer (born in 1595)
October 28th, 1667 (October 28 1667)BirthMaria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (died in 1740)
October 28th, 1664 (October 28 1664)EventThe Duke of York and Albany s Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
October 28th, 1661 (October 28 1661)DeathAgustin Moreto y Cavana, Spanish playwright (born in 1518)
October 28th, 1646 (October 28 1646)DeathWilliam Dobson, English painter (born in 1610)
October 28th, 1639 (October 28 1639)DeathStefano Landi, Italian composer (born in 1587)
October 28th, 1636 (October 28 1636)EventA vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become the United States, today known as Harvard University.
October 28th, 1628 (October 28 1628)EventThe Siege of La Rochelle, which had been ongoing for 14 months, ends with Huguenot surrender
October 28th, 1627 (October 28 1627)DeathJahangir, Mughal Emperor of India (born in 1569)
October 28th, 1585 (October 28 1585)BirthCornelius Jansen, Dutch bishop (died in 1638)
October 28th, 1568 (October 28 1568)DeathAshikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (born in 1539)
October 28th, 1538 (October 28 1538)EventThe first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino, is established.
October 28th, 1531 (October 28 1531)EventBattle 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.
October 28th, 1520 (October 28 1520)DeathPier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter
October 28th, 1516 (October 28 1516)EventBattle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
October 28th, 1510 (October 28 1510)BirthFrancis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (died in 1572)
October 28th, 1485 (October 28 1485)DeathRodolphus Agricola, Dutch humanist (born in 1443)
October 28th, 1412 (October 28 1412)DeathMargaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (born in 1353)
October 28th, 1312 (October 28 1312)DeathElisabeth of Tirol, German queen
October 28th, 1225 (October 28 1225)DeathJien, Japanese poet and historian (born in 1155)
October 28th, 1061 (October 28 1061)EventEmpress Agnes, acting as Regent for her son, brings about the election of Bishop Cadalus, the antipope Honorius II
October 28th, 0312 (October 28 0312)EventBattle of Milvian Bridge: Constantine I defeats Maxentius, becoming the sole Roman Emperor.
October 28th, 0312 (October 28 0312)DeathMaxentius, Roman emperor (born in c. 278)
October 28th, 0306 (October 28 0306)EventMaxentius is proclaimed Roman Emperor.

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