On This Day in History for April 28

Events in History

  • 357 Emperor Constantius II visits Rome
  • 1140 The Palatine Chapel, commissioned by Roger II and one of Norman Sicily's most important buildings is consecrated on Palm Sunday in Palermo (World Heritage Site 2015)
  • 1180 Philip II of France (14) marries first wife Isabella of Hainault (10) at Bapaume
  • 1192 Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne confirmed by election. Killing carried out by Hashshashin.
  • 1202 King Philip II expels King John of England ("Lackland") from France
  • 1253 -May 7th) Utrecht destroyed by fire
  • 1253 Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk, propounds Nam Myoho Renge Kyo for the first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism.
  • 1376 English "Good Parliament" begins meeting in London, will sit till 10th July, then the longest-sitting English parliament
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Weddings in History

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