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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Saturday, 28 May 2016

0300  Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

0418  On this day in history st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0801  On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona  

1065  On this day in history westminster Abbey opens  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.  

1308  The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on this day in history.  

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history ceslav Vanura, composer  

1694  On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]  

1706  On December - 28 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 December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.  

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

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 December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

1783  On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao  

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

1801  On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

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

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 December - 28.  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

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

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

1631  On December - 28 birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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

1655  On this day in history birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

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 December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

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

1663  On this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

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

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