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What Happened on January 28, 1547

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as King of England

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHenry VIII

Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

1547 Highlights

About January 28, 1547

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 473 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius