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Historical Events For December - 28

Friday, 23 June 2017

0300  On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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  On December - 28 westminster Abbey opens  

1065  On December - 28 westminister Abbey opens in London  

1308  On December - 28 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  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1614  Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.  

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1622  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

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  On December - 28 queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.  

1694  On December - 28 ceslav Vanura, composer  

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

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 December - 28.  

1732  1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.  

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.  

1751  On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  On December - 28 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 this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

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 this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer  

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

1793  Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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

1805  On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.  

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  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 December - 28.  

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

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

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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 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  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

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.  

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