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Historical Events In December - 28

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1869  On December - 28 the Knights of Labor, a union of Philadelphia, PA tailors, hold the first Labor Day ceremonies in the US.  

1869  On this day in history william Finley Semple of Mount Vernon OH, patents chewing gum  

1869  On this day in history william Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum  

1870  Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on December - 28.  

1877  John Stevens, WI, applies for patent on flour rolling mill on this day in history.  

1877  On December - 28 john Stevens, applies for a patent for his flour rolling mill  

1878  On December - 28 pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism  

1878  On December - 28 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)  

1878  Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 on December - 28.  

1879  North British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot) on this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet  

1882  Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician on December - 28.  

1883  On December - 28 a Wolfenstein, writer  

1884  On December - 28 joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter  

1884  On this day in history gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56  

1887  On this day in history sir John Layton Jarvis, first British race horse trainer knighted  

1887  On December - 28 sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted  

1887  Charles Dingle on December - 28.  

1888  Gabriel von Wayditch, composer on December - 28.  

1889  On December - 28 friedrich Wilhelm Murnau  

1890  On December - 28 frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China)  

1891  On December - 28 alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47  

1893  On this day in history french lieutenant Boiteux annexes Tumbuktu  

1894  On this day in history andre de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)  

1895  World's 1st movie theater opens in Paris on December - 28.  

1895  The Lumiere brothers, 19th century film makers, held their first commercial screening on December - 28.  

1896  Roger Huntington Sessions, Brooklyn NY, composer (Black Masks) on December - 28.  

1897  On December - 28 edmond Rostand's play, Cyrano de Bergerac, premieres in Paris.  

1897  On December - 28 edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris  

1902  Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US on December - 28.  

1902  On December - 28 1st indoor pro football game, Syracuse beats Phila 6-0 (MSG, NYC)  

1902  Mortimer J Adler, NYC, author (Encyclopedia Brittanica) on this day in history.  

1903  On December - 28 clyde Fitch's "Glad of It," premieres in NYC  

1903  On this day in history john von Neumann, mathematician/astronomer (Bocher Award 1938)  

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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  On December - 28 birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

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 this day in history.  

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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  On December - 28 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  On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

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