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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Wednesday, 23 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  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history new York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000  

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 this day in history.  

1793  Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker on this day in history.  

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

1798  Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer on this day in history.  

1801  Karl Georg Lickl, composer on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history 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 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  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 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  Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1854  James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history macy's Dept store opens in NYC  

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

1510  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Michel Mathieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

1691  Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1568  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539)