Historical Events Happened In December - 28
Saturday, 28 March 2015
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On December - 28 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 Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.
1484 On this day in history joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
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 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1631 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
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 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 December - 28.
1732 On this day in history 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On December - 28 johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on this day in history.