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Historical Events In December - 28

Thursday, 13 May 2021

0300  Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

0418  On this day in history st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0801  On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona  

1065  On December - 28 westminster Abbey opens  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.  

1308  The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on this day in history.  

1446  On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1614  On December - 28 sperm whale beached at Noordwijk  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.  

1673  On December - 28 joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77  

1694  Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on this day in history.  

1694  Ceslav Vanura, composer on this day in history.  

1694  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.  

1706  On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1731  On this day in history christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master  

1732  1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on December - 28.  

1738  Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.  

1751  On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.  

1768  King Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital on December - 28.  

1772  On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

1775  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.  

1783  On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on this day in history.  

1793  Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

1801  On December - 28 james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

1805  On this day in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer  

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.  

1816  On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on December - 28.  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On December - 28 birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

1622  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

1663  On December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  On December - 28 death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

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