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Historical Events In December - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

1821  Naples: Gioacchini Rossini moves to Bologna on this day in history.  

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

1823  Thomas Alexander Scott, Asst Secy War (Union), died in 1881 on this day in history.  

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

1827  On December - 28 robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brig General (Union), died in 1862  

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

1828  On December - 28 karl L Kahlbaum, German psychiatrist (katatonie)  

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

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 December - 28.  

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

1835  Archibald Geikie, British geologist on December - 28.  

1836  On December - 28 spain recognizes independence of Mexico  

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  On this day in history calixa Lavallee, composer  

1845  On this day in history homer Newton Bartlett, composer  

1846  On this day in history iowa becomes 29th state  

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  On this day in history rangoon, Burma, destroyed by fire  

1850  On this day in history rangoon Burma, destroyed by fire  

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

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 December - 28.  

1860  On December - 28 cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57  

1862  Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on December - 28.  

1864  On this day in history battle of Egypt Station, MS  

1865  Félix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna) on this day in history.  

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  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on this day in history.  

1503  On this day in history 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  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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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