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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Wednesday, 17 September 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  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history westminster Abbey opens  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.  

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 December - 28, 1446 in history.  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on this day in history.  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1614  On December - 28, 1614 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 December - 28, 1694 in history ceslav Vanura, composer  

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 December - 28, 1731 in history.  

1732  1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on December - 28, 1732 in history.  

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28, 1738 in history.  

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

1753  On December - 28, 1753 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 December - 28, 1772 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  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on this day in history.  

1793  On December - 28, 1793 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  On December - 28, 1805 in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.  

1816  American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28, 1816 in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 December - 28, 1522 in history.  

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

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on December - 28, 1631 in history.  

1635  On December - 28, 1635 in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  On December - 28, 1655 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  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28, 0300 in history.  

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28, 1367 in history.  

1446  On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

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