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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Saturday, 30 April 2016

0300  Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.  

0418  St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.  

0801  On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history westminister Abbey opens in London  

1308  On this day in history the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.  

1446  On December - 28 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  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

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  On December - 28 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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 this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history 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 this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1731  On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master  

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

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.  

1751  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on December - 28.  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.  

1768  On December - 28 king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.  

1772  On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

1775  On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61  

1779  On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

1783  Robert Gallenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

1805  On this day in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer  

1816  On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes  

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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 this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On December - 28 birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

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

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on December - 28.  

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