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Historical Events In December - 28

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

0418  St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.  

0801  Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on December - 28.  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.  

1065  On this day in history westminister Abbey opens in London  

1308  The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on December - 28.  

1446  On this day in history 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  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1614  Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on this day in history.  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.  

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

1673  On this day in history 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 December - 28.  

1694  On this day in history ceslav Vanura, composer  

1694  On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]  

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

1731  On December - 28 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  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on December - 28.  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.  

1763  On December - 28 john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)  

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

1772  Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1775  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1783  Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.  

1787  On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao  

1793  On this day in history louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1801  James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.  

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

1812  Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  On December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

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

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

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

1631  On December - 28 birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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 this day in history 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  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.  

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

1503  On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on December - 28.  

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

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