Died on 28th day

June 28, 106 Pope Kedron of Alexandria 4th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of Mark. When the priest and Bishops who served in the country learned that the Bishop Avilius, Patriarch of Alexandria had died, they grieved greatly and they gathered in the city of Alexandria to consult with the Christian people there, and they cast the ballot to find out who deserved to sit on the Throne of Alexandria. They all agreed, with the confirmation of God, to elect a righteous man named Kedronos. It was said that he was among those who had been baptized by Saint Mark, and he was enthroned Patriarch in the month of Babab , in the year 96 AD, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Trajan
March 28, 193 Pertinax Roman Emperor for three months in 193. He is known as the first emperor of the tumultuous Year of the Five Emperors. A high-ranking military and Senatorial figure, he tried to restore discipline in the Praetorian Guards, whereupon they rebelled and killed him. Upon his death he was succeeded by Didius Julianus, whose reign was similarly short
June 28, 202 Yuan Shao a warlord who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. He occupied the northern territories of China during the civil war that occurred towards the end of the Han Dynasty and the beginning of the Three Kingdoms era. He was also an elder half-brother of Yuan Shu, a warlord who controlled the Huai River region, though the two were not on good terms with each other
October 28, 312 Maxentius Roman Emperor from 306 to 312. He was the son of former Emperor Maximian and the son-in-law of Emperor Galerius
August 28, 388 Magnus Maximus Western Roman Emperor from 383 to 388.
August 28, 430 Augustine of Hippo an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the bishop of Hippo Regius , located in Numidia. He is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in the Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Era. Among his most important works are City of God and Confessions
July 28, 450 Theodosius II Eastern Roman Emperor from 408 to 450. He is mostly known for promulgating the Theodosian law code, and for the construction of the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople. He also presided over the outbreak of two great christological controversies, Nestorianism and Eutychianism
October 28, 457 Ibas of Edessa bishop of Edessa and was born in Syria. His name in Syriac is ܗܝܒܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ pronounced Ihiba or Hiba, the equivalent of Donatus. He is frequently associated with the growth of Nestorianism, although his recorded acts do not support this reputation
February 28, 468 Pope Hilarius Pope from 19 November 461 to his death in 468. He was canonized as a saint after his death
June 28, 548 Theodora (wife of Justinian I) empress of the Byzantine empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian She was one of the more influential and powerful empresses of the Byzantine empire. Some sources mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent
June 28, 572 Alboin king of the Lombards from about 560 until 572. During his reign the Lombards ended their migrations by settling in Italy, the northern part of which Alboin conquered between 569 and 572. He had a lasting effect on Italy and the Pannonian Basin; in the former his invasion marked the beginning of centuries of Lombard rule, and in the latter his defeat of the Gepids and his departure from Pannonia ended the dominance there of the Germanic peoples
May 28, 576 Germain of Paris a bishop of Paris, who was canonized in 754. He is known in his early vita as pater et pastor populi, rendered in modern times as the "Father of the Poor"
January 28, 592 Guntram the king of Burgundy from 561 to 592. He was a son of Chlothar I and Ingunda. On his father's death , he became king of a fourth of the kingdom of the Franks, and made his capital at Orléans
February 28, 628 Khosrau II the last great king of the Sasanian Empire, reigning from 590 to 628. He was the son of Hormizd IV and the grandson of Khosrau He was the last king of Persia to have a lengthy reign before the Muslim conquest of Iran, which began five years after his death by assassination. He lost his throne, then recovered it with Roman help, and, a decade later, went on to emulate the feats of the Achaemenids, conquering the rich Roman provinces of the Middle East; much of his reign was spent in wars with the Byzantine Empire and struggling against usurpers such as Bahram Chobin and Vistahm
August 28, 632 Fatimah a daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and Khadijah, wife of Ali and mother of Hasan and Hussein, and one of the members of Ahl al-Bayt. She became the object of great veneration by all Muslims, because she lived closest to her father and supported him in his difficulties, because of the historical importance of her husband and her two sons, and because she is the only member of Muhammad's family that gave him descendants, numerously spread through the Islamic world and known as Fatimid
June 28, 683 Pope Leo II reigned from 17 August 682 to his death in 683.
November 28, 741 Pope Gregory III Pope from 11 February 731 to his death in 741. His pontificate, like that of his predecessor, was disturbed by the iconoclastic controversy in the Byzantine Empire, and by the ongoing advance of the Lombards, in which he invoked the intervention of Charles Martel, although ultimately in vain. He was the last non-European Pope until the election of Pope Francis in 2013, 1,272 years later
June 28, 767 Pope Paul I Pope from 29 May 757 to his death in 767. He first served as a Roman deacon and was frequently employed by his brother, Pope Stephen II, in negotiations with the Lombard kings
August 28, 770 Empress Kōken the 46th and the 48th monarch of Japan , according to the traditional order of succession. Empress Kōken first reigned from 749 to 758, then, following the Fujiwara no Nakamaro Rebellion, she reascended the throne as Empress Shōtoku from 765 until her death in 770
May 28, 812 William of Gellone the second Count of Toulouse from 790 until his replacement in 811. His Occitan name is Guilhem, and he is known in French as Guillaume d'Orange, Guillaume Fierabrace, and the Marquis au court nez. William was canonized a saint on 1066 by Pope Alexander II
January 28, 814 Charlemagne the King of the Franks from 768, the King of Italy from 774, and from 800 the first emperor in western Europe since the collapse of the Western Roman Empire three centuries earlier. The expanded Frankish state he founded is called the Carolingian Empire
August 28, 876 Louis the German a grandson of Charlemagne and the third son of the succeeding Frankish Emperor Louis the Pious and his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye.
June 28, 928 Louis the Blind the king of Provence from 11 January 887, King of Italy from 12 October 900, and briefly Holy Roman Emperor, as Louis III, between 901 and 905. He was the son of Boso, the usurper king of Provence, and Ermengard, a daughter of the Emperor Louis Through his father, he was a Bosonid, but through his mother, a Carolingian. He was blinded after a failed invasion of Italy in 905
September 28, 935 Wenceslaus I Duke of Bohemia the duke of Bohemia from 921 until his assassination in 935, purportedly in a plot by his own brother, Boleslav the Cruel.
July 28, 938 Thankmar the eldest son of Henry I of Germany by his first wife, Hatheburg. His mother had been previously married and widowed, after which she entered a convent. Because she left the convent to marry Henry, her second marriage was considered invalid and the couple split. Thankmar's legitimacy was, therefore, in question
March 28, 965 Arnulf I Count of Flanders now northwestern Belgium and southwestern Netherlands.
October 28, 994 Sigeric the Serious the Archbishop of Canterbury from 990 to 994.
October 28, 998 Siegfried of Luxembourg considered the first count of Luxembourg. He was actually count in the Moselgau and the Ardennes. He was also the advocate of the abbeys of Saint-Maximin de Trêves and Saint-Willibrord d'Echternach. He is speculated to be the son of Count Palatine Wigeric of Lotharingia and Cunigunda. He is the founder of the House of Luxembourg, a cadet branch of the House of Ardennes
June 28, 1022 Notker Labeo a Benedictine monk and the first commentator on Aristotle active in the Middle Ages. "Labeo" means "the thick lipped". Later he was named Teutonicus in recognition of his services to the German language
May 28, 1023 Wulfstan (died 1023) an English Bishop of London, Bishop of Worcester, and Archbishop of York. He should not be confused with Wulfstan I, Archbishop of York or Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester. He is thought to have begun his ecclesiastical career as a Benedictine monk. He became the Bishop of London in 996. In 1002 he was elected simultaneously to the diocese of Worcester and the archdiocese of York, holding both in plurality until 1016, when he relinquished Worcester; he remained archbishop of York until his death. It was perhaps while he was at London that he first became well known as a writer of sermons, or homilies, on the topic of Antichrist. In 1014, as archbishop, he wrote his most famous work, a homily which he titled the Sermo Lupi ad Anglos, or the Sermon of the Wolf to the English
August 28, 1026 Richard II Duke of Normandy the eldest son and heir of Richard I the Fearless and Gunnora. He was a Norman nobleman of the House of Normandy
July 28, 1032 Constance of Arles the third wife and queen consort of King Robert II of France.
August 28, 1055 Emperor Xingzong of Liao an emperor of the Liao Dynasty. He reigned from June 25, 1031 to August 28, 1055
July 28, 1057 Pope Victor II Pope from 13 April 1055 to his death in 1057. He was one of a series of German reform popes
November 28, 1058 Casimir I the Restorer a Duke of Poland of the Piast dynasty and the de jure monarch of the entire country from 1034 until his death.
January 28, 1061 Spytihněv II Duke of Bohemia the duke of Bohemia from March 1055 until his death in 1061. He was the eldest son of Bretislaus His coronation was celebrated with the first known rendition of Lord, Have Mercy on After succeeding to the throne, he went at once to Regensburg to receive imperial confirmation. This loyalty to the Holy Roman Empire did not prevent him from expelling all Germans from his lands. This new anti-German policy continued to his death
June 28, 1061 Floris I Count of Holland Count of Holland, then called Frisia west of the Vlie, from 1049 to 1061. He was a son of Dirk III and Othelindis
April 28, 1069 Magnus II of Norway King of Norway from 1066 to 1069, jointly with his brother Olaf Kyrre from 1067. He was not included in official Norwegian regnal lists until modern times, but has since been counted as Magnus II
March 28, 1072 Ordulf Duke of Saxony the duke of Saxony from 1059, when he succeeded his father Bernard II, until his death. He was a member of the Billung family
April 28, 1074 Sweyn II of Denmark King of Denmark from 1047 until his death in 1074. He was the son of Ulf Jarl and Estrid Svendsdatter. He was married three times, and fathered 20 children or more, including the five future kings Harald III Hen, Canute IV the Saint, Oluf I Hunger, Eric I Evergood and Niels out of wedlock
September 28, 1088 Hermann of Salm a Count of Salm and German anti-king of the Holy Roman Empire who ruled from 1081 until his death. From the 10th century, the rulers of the Holy Roman Empire were elected German kings, who expected to be crowned by the Pope as Holy Roman Emperor
April 28, 1109 Hugh of Cluny sometimes referred to as "Hugh the Great" or "Hugh of Semur". He was one of the most influential leaders of one of the most influential monastic orders of the Middle Ages
July 28, 1128 William Clito the fourteenth Count of Flanders and titular Duke of Normandy. His surname "Clito" was a Latin term equivalent to the Anglo-Saxon "Aetheling", and the Germanic "Adelinus". Both "Clito" and "Atheling" signified "man of royal blood", or the modern equivalent, "prince"
March 28, 1134 Stephen Harding O.Cist. was an English-born monk and abbot, who was one of the founders of the Cistercian Order in what is now France. He is honored as a saint
October 28, 1138 Bolesław III Wrymouth a Prince of Lesser Poland, Silesia and Sandomierz between 1102-1107 and over the whole Poland between 1107-1138. He was the only child of Prince Władysław I Herman and his first wife Judith, daughter of Vratislaus II of Bohemia
November 28, 1170 Frederick V Duke of Swabia duke of Swabia from 1167 to his death. He was the eldest son of Frederick III Barbarossa and Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy
June 28, 1174 Andrey Bogolyubsky Grand prince of Vladimir-Suzdal from 1157 till his death. He was the son of Yuri Dolgoruki, who proclaimed Andrei a prince in Vyshhorod. His mother was a Polovtsian/Cuman princess, khan Aepa's/Ayepa's daughter. He was known in the West as Scythian Caesar. Andrey is beatified as a saint in Russian Orthodox Church
June 28, 1189 Matilda of England Duchess of Saxony the eldest daughter of King Henry II of England and Queen Eleanor. Through her marriage with Henry the Lion, she was Duchess of Saxony and of Bavaria
April 28, 1192 Conrad of Montferrat a northern Italian nobleman, one of the major participants in the Third Crusade. He was the de facto King of Jerusalem, by marriage, from 24 November 1190, but officially elected only in 1192, days before his death. He was also marquis of Montferrat from 1191
June 28, 1194 Emperor Xiaozong of Song the eleventh emperor of the Song Dynasty of China, and the second emperor of the Southern Song. His personal name was Zhao Shen. He reigned from 1162 to 1189. His temple name means "Filial Ancestor"