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What Happened on January 28, 1547

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Famous Deaths

Henry 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? 474 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius