Historical Events For December - 28
Monday, 11 December 2017
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 Westminster Abbey opens on December - 28.
1065 On this day in history westminister Abbey opens in London
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on December - 28.
1446 On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1484 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on December - 28.
1542 On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on this day in history.
1622 On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
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 Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on December - 28.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on this day in history.
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 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master on this day in history.
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.
1738 On December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.
1753 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 On this day in history john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
1768 On December - 28 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 December - 28.
1775 On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.
1801 On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on this day in history.