On This Day

1428 in History

Events in History

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Feb 5 King Alfonso V, orders Sicily's Jews to attend conversion sermons

  • Jun 29 Jacoba of Bavaria signs cease fire with Philip the Good
  • Jul 3 Treaty of Delft between Jacoba of Bavaria & Philip the Good of Burgundy
  • Aug 7 Valais witch trial proceedings begin in Valais Canton, Switzerland, first organized witch trials

Birthdays in History

  • May 3 Pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman, born in Guadalajara, Spain (d. 1495)
  • Sep 21 Jingtai, 7th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China (1449-57), born in Beijing (d. 1457)
  • Nov 22 Richard Neville [16th Earl of Warwick], English nobleman and military commander known as Warwick the Kingmaker (d. 1471)

Weddings in History

  • Jan 9 Pope Martinus V declares Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut's marriage to Humphrey Duke of Gloucester invalid

Deaths in History

  • Jan 4 Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)
  • Feb 3 Ashikaga Yoshimochi, Japanese shogun (b. 1386)
  • Aug 30 Emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)
  • Nov 3 Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1388)