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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

0418  St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0801  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.  

1308  On December - 28 the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.  

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

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

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1614  On this day in history sperm whale beached at Noordwijk  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on December - 28.  

1673  On this day in history joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77  

1694  On December - 28 queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.  

1694  Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.  

1694  On this day in history mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]  

1706  On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1731  Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master on this day in history.  

1732  1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on December - 28.  

1738  On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.  

1768  On this day in history king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.  

1772  Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1775  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.  

1779  On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

1783  On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on this day in history.  

1793  On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1801  On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

1805  Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.  

1816  On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On December - 28 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  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  On December - 28 death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1663  On this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.  

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