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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Sunday, 23 November 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  Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1789  On October - 28 johann Schneider, composer  

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

1790  On this day in history 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 October - 28.  

1793  Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker on October - 28.  

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

1805  On this day in history 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 October - 28.  

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

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 October - 28.  

1834  On this day in history dudley McIver DuBose, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1842  On this day in history anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)  

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  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 this day in history.  

1855  On October - 28 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  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  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 October - 28.  

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

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

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

1138  On October - 28 boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies  

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

1312  Death of Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on this day in history.  

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)