Historical Events Happened In December - 28
Friday, 28 August 2015
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.
1065 Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.
1065 On December - 28 westminister Abbey opens in London
1308 On December - 28 the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.
1446 On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1484 On December - 28 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 On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
1631 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on December - 28.
1694 Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on this day in history.
1694 On December - 28 ceslav Vanura, composer
1694 On this day in history mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1706 On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 On this day in history 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on December - 28.
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.
1768 King Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital on this day in history.
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 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.
1783 On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1801 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.
1812 On this day in history julius Reitz, composer
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.