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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Sunday, 21 December 2014

0300  On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0418  On December - 28 st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0801  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on December - 28.  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  On December - 28 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  On this day in history 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  Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1694  Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.  

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

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

1751  On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

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  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.  

1783  On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.  

1793  On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1801  James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.  

1805  Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.  

1812  On this day in history julius Reitz, composer  

1816  American Colonization Society organizes on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On December - 28 birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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  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  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

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

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

1663  On December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.