Historical Events For December - 28
Friday, 23 June 2017
0300 On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0801 On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On December - 28 westminster Abbey opens
1065 On December - 28 westminister Abbey opens in London
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 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 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.
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 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 December - 28 ceslav Vanura, composer
1694 On December - 28 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 this day in history.
1731 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master on December - 28.
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.
1751 On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer
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 this day in history.
1772 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1779 On December - 28 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 December - 28.
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 December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.
1816 On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes