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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Sunday, 07 February 2016

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

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

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

1746  On October - 28 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 October - 28.  

1776  Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ on October - 28.  

1779  On October - 28 raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66  

1789  On this day in history johann Schneider, composer  

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 October - 28.  

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 October - 28 eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin  

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

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

1798  Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer on October - 28.  

1801  On this day in history karl Georg Lickl, composer  

1804  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1818  On October - 28 abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73  

1834  On October - 28 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 October - 28 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  Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die on October - 28.  

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

1848  The first railroad in Spain on October - 28.  

1852  Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 on October - 28.  

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  Franz Xavier Arens, composer on October - 28.  

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  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  Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572) was born on this day in history.  

1585  On this day in history birth of cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader  

1667  Maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740) was born on October - 28.  

1689  On October - 28 birth of michel Mathieu, composer  

1691  On October - 28 birth of peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720)  

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

1138  On this day in history boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies  

1225  Death of Jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155) on this day in history.  

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

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