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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

0300  On this day in history 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  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.  

1308  The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on December - 28.  

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

1484  On December - 28 joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

1614  On this day in history sperm whale beached at Noordwijk  

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 December - 28.  

1673  Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on December - 28.  

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

1706  On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1731  On this day in history christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master  

1732  On December - 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)  

1738  On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  On this day in history 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  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.  

1779  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1793  On this day in history 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  Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.  

1816  American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

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  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

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

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1655  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1663  On December - 28 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)