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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Friday, 18 April 2014

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  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history sperm whale beached at Noordwijk  

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  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  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)  

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

1783  Robert Gallenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history julius Reitz, composer  

1816  On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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  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  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  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  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  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 this day in history.