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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Sunday, 20 April 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  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 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  On this day in history eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history 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  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  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 this day in history.  

1689  Michel Mathieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history birth of peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720)  

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  Death of Maxentius, Roman emperor (b. c. 278) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1412  Death of Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353) on this day in history.  

1520  Death of Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter on this day in history.  

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