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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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 this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.  

1308  On December - 28 the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.  

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  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on December - 28.  

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

1694  On this day in history queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.  

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 December - 28.  

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  On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

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

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 December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1793  On this day in history louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1801  James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on this day in history.  

1805  On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  On this day in history julius Reitz, composer  

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 December - 28 birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on December - 28.  

1635  On December - 28 birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  On this day in history 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  On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

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

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

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

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.