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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Thursday, 24 July 2014

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

1740  On this day in history ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]  

1740  On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47  

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

1776  Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1798  On this day in history 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 this day in history john Thomson, composer  

1810  On this day in history adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1846  On this day in history pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die  

1846  On this day in history auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings  

1848  On this day in history the first railroad in Spain  

1852  Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history franz Xavier Arens, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1510  On this day in history birth of francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint  

1510  On this day in history birth of francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572)  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740)  

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

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

1697  On this day in history birth of canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)  

Famous Deaths In October - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0312  On this day in history death of maxentius, Roman emperor (b. c. 278)  

0900  On this day in history alfred the Great, English monarch, dies  

1138  Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

1225  On this day in history death of jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155)  

1312  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539)