On September 28
48 BC Pompey the Great was
murdered on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt.
351 Battle of Mursa Major: the
Roman Emperor Constantius II defeated the usurper Magnentius in one of the
bloodiest battles in Roman military history.
365 Roman usurper Procopius proclaimed
himself Roman emperor.
855 The Emperor Lothar died in Gaul (present day France,
Luxembourg and Belgium, most of Switzerland, the western part of Northern
Italy, as well as parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the
Rhine), and his kingdom was divided between his three sons.
1066 William the
Conqueror and his Norman army arrived in England, landing at Pevensey,
beginning the Norman Conquest.
1106 The Battle of Tinchebrai: Henry I of
England defeated his brother, Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy. Henry's
knights won a decisive victory, capturing Robert and imprisoning him in England
and then Wales until Robert's death in Cardiff Castle. England and Normandy
remained under a single ruler until 1204.
1322 Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeated
Frederick I of Austria in the Battle of Mühldorf.