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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Monday, 20 October 2014

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

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 October - 28.  

1746  Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die on October - 28.  

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 October - 28.  

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

1789  Johann Schneider, composer on October - 28.  

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 October - 28.  

1793  On October - 28 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  On October - 28 eliphalet Remington, US gun maker  

1795  Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53) on October - 28.  

1798  On this day in history 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  Adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 on October - 28.  

1818  On October - 28 ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS]  

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 this day in history.  

1846  Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die on this day in history.  

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

1848  On October - 28 the first railroad in Spain  

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

1854  On this day in history james P Carrell, composer, dies at 67  

1855  Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) on this day in history.  

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

1858  Macy's Dept store opens in NYC on October - 28.  

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 this day in history birth of henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)  

1510  On October - 28 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  Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740) was born on this day in history.  

1689  On October - 28 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 this day in history.  

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

1312  On this day in history death of elisabeth of Tirol, German queen  

1412  Death of Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353) on October - 28.  

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)