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Historical Events For October - 28

Thursday, 25 May 2017

1733  Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer on this day in history.  

1740  Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on this day in history.  

1740  Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on October - 28.  

1746  On this day in history peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die  

1755  On this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65  

1768  On this day in history michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68  

1776  On October - 28 battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ  

1779  Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history johann Schneider, composer  

1790  New York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000 on October - 28.  

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1790  NY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000 on October - 28.  

1793  On this day in history eli Whitney applies for a patent for his cotton gin (the patent is issued in March of 1794).  

1793  On this day in history eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin  

1793  Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)  

1798  Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer on October - 28.  

1801  Karl Georg Lickl, composer on October - 28.  

1804  On this day in history pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)  

1805  On this day in history john Thomson, composer  

1810  On October - 28 adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862  

1818  Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS] on this day in history.  

1818  Abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history the Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.  

1834  Dudley McIver DuBose, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 on October - 28.  

1842  Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War) on this day in history.  

1846  Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die on October - 28.  

1846  Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history the first railroad in Spain  

1852  Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 on October - 28.  

1854  James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1855  On this day in history ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

1856  On October - 28 franz Xavier Arens, composer  

1858  Macy's Dept store opens in NYC on this day in history.  

1863  On October - 28 battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1017  On October - 28 birth of henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)  

1510  Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint was born on this day in history.  

1510  Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572) was born on October - 28.  

1585  Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader was born on this day in history.  

1667  Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740) was born on this day in history.  

1689  On this day in history birth of michel Mathieu, composer  

1691  Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720) was born on October - 28.  

1697  Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768) was born on October - 28.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0312  Death of Maxentius, Roman emperor (b. c. 278) on this day in history.  

0900  On October - 28 alfred the Great, English monarch, dies  

1138  On this day in history boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies  

1225  Death of Jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155) on this day in history.  

1312  On October - 28 death of elisabeth of Tirol, German queen  

1412  On this day in history death of margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353)  

1520  On this day in history death of pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter  

1568  On October - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539)  

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