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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Saturday, 25 April 2015

0300  On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0418  St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

1308  The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1614  On December - 28 sperm whale beached at Noordwijk  

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

1631  On December - 28 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1673  On this day in history 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  Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1738  On December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

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 December - 28.  

1772  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.  

1783  Robert Gallenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 28.  

1805  On this day in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.  

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 December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on December - 28.  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on December - 28.  

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

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  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.  

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 December - 28.  

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

1503  On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  On December - 28 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  On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)