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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 28 September 2020

1821  On this day in history naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna  

1822  On December - 28 william Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898  

1823  Thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881 on December - 28.  

1826  On December - 28 conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens)  

1827  Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brig General (Union), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1828  On December - 28 6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed  

1828  Karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie) on December - 28.  

1830  On December - 28 adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83  

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

1832  John Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with Pres Jackson) on December - 28.  

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

1835  Archibald Geikie, British geologist on this day in history.  

1836  Spain recognizes independence of Mexico on December - 28.  

1837  On December - 28 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  On December - 28 homer Newton Bartlett, composer  

1846  Iowa becomes 29th state on this day in history.  

1849  M Jolly-Bellin discovers dry-cleaning, he accidentally upset lamp containing turpentine & oil on his clothing & sees cleaning effect on December - 28.  

1849  Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck on December - 28.  

1850  On December - 28 rangoon, Burma, destroyed by fire  

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

1856  The birth of Woodrow Wilson, Former (28th) US President on this day in history.  

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

1859  William Coldwell and William Buckingham publish first issue of The Nor'Wester at Fort Garry on December - 28.  

1859  Gerard Brucken Fock, composer on December - 28.  

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

1860  On December - 28 alexander von Fielitz, composer  

1860  Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1862  On December - 28 joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54  

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  On this day in history united States claims Midway Island, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.  

1868  Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers) on December - 28.  

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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  On December - 28 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  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0300  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.  

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

1622  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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