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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on December - 28.  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

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

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

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  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.  

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

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

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

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

1663  On this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.  

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