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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 03 October 2022

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1694  On December - 28 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  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.  

1706  Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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

1738  On December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer  

1751  On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer  

1753  On December - 28 johan Wikmanson, composer  

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

1768  King Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1783  Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.  

1787  On December - 28 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao  

1793  On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

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

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

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

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)  

Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On December - 28 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  On December - 28 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  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.  

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