Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.
0418 On December - 28 st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0801 On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.
1308 On this day in history the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.
1446 Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on this day in history.
1484 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on December - 28.
1542 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.
1614 On this day in history 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 this day in history joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
1694 On this day in history queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.
1694 On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1706 On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 On December - 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On December - 28 johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.
1768 On this day in history king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
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 On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on this day in history.
1787 On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.
1801 On December - 28 james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.