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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Thursday, 28 May 2015

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 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  Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ  

1779  Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 on October - 28.  

1789  On October - 28 johann Schneider, composer  

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

1790  On October - 28 nY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000  

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

1793  Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin on this day in history.  

1793  On October - 28 eliphalet Remington, US gun maker  

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

1798  On October - 28 henri-Jerome Bertini, composer  

1801  On this day in history karl Georg Lickl, composer  

1804  On October - 28 pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)  

1805  John Thomson, composer on this day in history.  

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 October - 28.  

1818  On this day in history abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73  

1834  On October - 28 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 this day in history.  

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

1846  On October - 28 pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die  

1846  Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings on October - 28.  

1848  On this day in history the first railroad in Spain  

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

1854  On October - 28 james P Carrell, composer, dies at 67  

1855  On October - 28 ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)  

1856  Franz Xavier Arens, composer on this day in history.  

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

1863  Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1017  Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) was born on October - 28.  

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

1510  On October - 28 birth of francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572)  

1585  Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader was born on October - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1691  On October - 28 birth of peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720)  

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 October - 28.  

0900  Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on this day in history.  

1138  Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on October - 28.  

1225  Death of Jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155) on October - 28.  

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

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 October - 28.