Historical Events Happened In December - 28
Saturday, 29 November 2014
0300 On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 On this day in history st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.
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 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 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 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on December - 28.
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 On this day in history 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 December - 28.
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On December - 28 johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 On December - 28 john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
1768 On December - 28 king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
1772 Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1775 On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.
1783 On December - 28 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 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on this day in history.
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.