Historical Events For December - 28
Friday, 20 January 2017
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.
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 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on December - 28.
1542 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.
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 Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on December - 28.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on this day in history.
1694 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on December - 28.
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 December - 28.
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 On December - 28 john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
1768 On this day in history king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
1772 On December - 28 ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
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 On December - 28 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 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.