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Historical Events In December - 28

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1821  On December - 28 naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna  

1822  William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898 on December - 28.  

1823  On December - 28 thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881  

1826  On this day in history conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens)  

1827  On this day in history robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brig General (Union), died in 1862  

1828  6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie)  

1830  On this day in history adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83  

1832  John Calhoun becomes first VP to resign (differences with President Jackson) on December - 28.  

1832  On December - 28 john Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with Pres Jackson)  

1833  Charles Miller Shelley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907 on December - 28.  

1835  Archibald Geikie, British geologist on December - 28.  

1836  Spain recognizes independence of Mexico on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history upper Canada Governor Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 approves raising of six regiments of incorporated militia to head off potential rebellion  

1837  Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer on this day in history.  

1842  Calixa Lavallee, composer on this day in history.  

1845  Homer Newton Bartlett, composer on December - 28.  

1846  Iowa becomes 29th state on December - 28.  

1849  M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect on this day in history.  

1849  On this day in history herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck  

1850  Rangoon, Burma, destroyed by fire on December - 28.  

1850  Rangoon Burma, destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

1856  The birth of Woodrow Wilson, Former (28th) US President on December - 28.  

1856  [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va, (28 pres-D-1912-21, Nobel 1919) on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history william Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry  

1859  On December - 28 gerard Brucken Fock, composer  

1859  On December - 28 thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies  

1860  Alexander von Fielitz, composer on this day in history.  

1860  Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on December - 28.  

1862  Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1864  Battle of Egypt Station, MS on this day in history.  

1865  On December - 28 félix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna)  

1867  United States claims Midway Island, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits on this day in history.  

1868  On December - 28 marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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 December - 28.  

1655  On this day in history 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)  

Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28.  

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

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

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

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

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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