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Historical Events In December - 28

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0300  On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0418  On December - 28 st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0801  On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona  

1065  Westminster Abbey opens on December - 28.  

1065  Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.  

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

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

1614  Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.  

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 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  Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

1751  Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.  

1753  Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.  

1763  John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

1783  On this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer  

1787  Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.  

1793  Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.  

1801  On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

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

1812  On this day in history julius Reitz, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

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  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

1503  On December - 28 death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

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  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on December - 28.  

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