On This Day

What Happened in 1028

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 12 Future Byzantine empress Zoe marries Romanus Argyrus according to the wishes of the dying Constantine VIII

Famous People Who Died in 1028

  • Jan 3 Fujiwara Michinaga, Japanese regent (wrote world's oldest autographic diary), dies (b. 966)
  • May 5 Alfonso V, King of Leon/Galicia (999-1028), dies in battle
  • Nov 15 Constantine VIII Byzantine Emperor (b. 960)