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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Sunday, 28 December 2014

1733  On October - 28 ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer  

1740  Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on October - 28.  

1740  Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1746  On October - 28 peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die  

1755  Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65 on October - 28.  

1768  Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1776  On October - 28 battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ  

1779  Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1789  Johann Schneider, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53) on this day in history.  

1798  On this day in history henri-Jerome Bertini, composer  

1801  Karl Georg Lickl, composer on October - 28.  

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

1805  John Thomson, composer on October - 28.  

1810  Adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 on October - 28.  

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

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

1842  Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War) on October - 28.  

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 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  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 October - 28 franz Xavier Arens, composer  

1858  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1510  Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint was born on October - 28.  

1510  Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572) was born on October - 28.  

1585  On October - 28 birth of cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader  

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

1689  On October - 28 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  Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on October - 28.  

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

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

1312  Death of Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen on October - 28.  

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