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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Thursday, 28 August 2014

0300  On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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 this day in history 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  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on this day in history.  

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

1614  Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on this day in history.  

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

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

1673  Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

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

1751  On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.  

1763  On this day in history john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on this day in history.  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.  

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  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on this day in history.  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on this day in history.  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

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

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

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

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  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.  

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

1503  On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

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

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  On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)