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Historical Events In December - 28

Monday, 10 May 2021

1821  Naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna on December - 28.  

1822  William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881  

1826  Conrad Busken Huet, Dutch vicar/literary (Country of Rubens) on December - 28.  

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  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.  

1832  On this day in history john Calhoun becomes first VP to resign (differences with President Jackson)  

1832  John Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with Pres Jackson) on this day in history.  

1833  Charles Miller Shelley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907 on this day in history.  

1835  Archibald Geikie, British geologist on December - 28.  

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  On this day in history benjamin Johnson Lang, composer  

1842  On December - 28 calixa Lavallee, composer  

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 December - 28.  

1849  On December - 28 herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck  

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

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

1856  On this day in history the birth of Woodrow Wilson, Former (28th) US President  

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

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

1859  On this day in history gerard Brucken Fock, composer  

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

1860  Alexander von Fielitz, composer on December - 28.  

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  Félix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna) on December - 28.  

1867  On December - 28 united States claims Midway Island, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1619  On December - 28 birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on December - 28.  

1635  On December - 28 birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on December - 28.  

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  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

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 December - 28.  

1542  On this day in history 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  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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