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Historical Events Happened In December - 28

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0300  Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

0418  On this day in history st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0801  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history westminister Abbey opens in London  

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 this day in history joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1542  On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

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 this day in history.  

1673  Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1694  Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history ceslav Vanura, composer  

1694  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.  

1706  On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

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

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

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.  

1751  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.  

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  Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1775  On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

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

1812  On this day in history julius Reitz, composer  

1816  American Colonization Society organizes on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

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

1622  On this day in history 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  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.