Historical Events For December - 28
Monday, 27 February 2017
0300 On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on December - 28.
1446 Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.
1484 On December - 28 joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
1542 On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52
1614 On December - 28 sperm whale beached at Noordwijk
1622 On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
1631 On December - 28 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1673 On December - 28 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 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.
1706 Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1779 On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
1787 On December - 28 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao
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 this day in history.
1805 On this day in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.
1816 On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes