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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Monday, 22 December 2014

1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on December - 28.  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On December - 28 birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

1635  On December - 28 birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on December - 28.  

1665  On this day in history birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

1694  On December - 28 birth of ceslav Vanura, composer  

1731  On this day in history birth of christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master  

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer was born on December - 28.  

1751  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer was born on December - 28.  

1753  On this day in history birth of johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  On December - 28 birth of john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)  

1778  Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki, Polish politician (d. 1846) was born on this day in history.  

1783  On December - 28 birth of robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao was born on December - 28.  

1801  On December - 28 birth of james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

1805  On December - 28 birth of tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history birth of william Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898  

1823  Thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881 was born on December - 28.  

1826  On this day in history birth of conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens)  

1827  Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brig General (Union), died in 1862 was born on December - 28.  

1828  Karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie) was born on this day in history.  

1833  Charles Miller Shelley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907 was born on December - 28.  

1835  Archibald Geikie, British geologist was born on this day in history.  

1837  On December - 28 birth of benjamin Johnson Lang, composer  

1842  Calixa Lavallee, composer was born on this day in history.  

1845  Homer Newton Bartlett, composer was born on this day in history.  

1849  On December - 28 birth of herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck  

1856  [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va, (28 pres-D-1912-21, Nobel 1919) was born on December - 28.  

1859  Gerard Brucken Fock, composer was born on this day in history.  

1859  On December - 28 birth of john W Fortescue, military historian  

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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.  

1446  On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on this day in history.  

1671  On December - 28 death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)