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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Friday, 25 July 2014

0300  On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

0801  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history westminster Abbey opens  

1065  On this day in history westminister Abbey opens in London  

1308  On this day in history the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history 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  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  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 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  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  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1655  On this day in history 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  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  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history 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  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)