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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

1733  On this day in history ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer  

1740  On October - 28 ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]  

1740  Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1746  Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die on this day in history.  

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  On October - 28 raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66  

1789  On October - 28 johann Schneider, composer  

1790  On this day in history new York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000  

1790  NY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000 on this day in history.  

1793  Eli Whitney applies for a patent for his cotton gin (the patent is issued in March of 1794) on October - 28.  

1793  Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin on October - 28.  

1793  On this day in history eliphalet Remington, US gun maker  

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

1798  On October - 28 henri-Jerome Bertini, composer  

1801  Karl Georg Lickl, composer on this day in history.  

1804  Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve) on this day in history.  

1805  On October - 28 john Thomson, composer  

1810  Adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

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 October - 28.  

1834  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 on this day in history.  

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 October - 28.  

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  The first railroad in Spain on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57  

1854  James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 on October - 28.  

1855  Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) on October - 28.  

1856  Franz Xavier Arens, composer on October - 28.  

1858  On October - 28 macy's Dept store opens in NYC  

1863  Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured on October - 28.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1017  Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) was born on this day in history.  

1510  Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint was born on October - 28.  

1510  Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 28.  

1689  Michel Mathieu, composer was born on October - 28.  

1691  Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720) was born on this day in history.  

1697  On October - 28 birth of canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)  

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  Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

1225  On October - 28 death of jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155)  

1312  Death of Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on October - 28.  

1412  On October - 28 death of margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353)  

1520  Death of Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on October - 28.  

1568  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539) on this day in history.