Historical Events For December - 28
Sunday, 30 April 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 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on December - 28.
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on this day in history.
1446 Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on this day in history.
1484 On December - 28 joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
1542 On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on this day in history.
1622 On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
1631 On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1673 On December - 28 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 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 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 On December - 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 On December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.
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 this day in history 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 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.
1793 On this day in history louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75
1801 On December - 28 james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on this day in history.
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes