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Historical Events In December - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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

1869  William Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum on December - 28.  

1870  On December - 28 alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72  

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

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

1878  On this day in history pope Leo XIII encyclical on socialism  

1878  On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)  

1878  On this day in history jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90  

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

1880  Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet on this day in history.  

1882  On December - 28 arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician  

1883  A Wolfenstein, writer on December - 28.  

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

1884  Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56 on December - 28.  

1887  Sir John Layton Jarvis, first British race horse trainer knighted on December - 28.  

1887  Sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted on this day in history.  

1887  Charles Dingle on December - 28.  

1888  On December - 28 gabriel von Wayditch, composer  

1889  On December - 28 friedrich Wilhelm Murnau  

1890  Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China) on this day in history.  

1891  Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1893  French lieutenant Boiteux annexes Tumbuktu on December - 28.  

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

1895  On this day in history world's 1st movie theater opens in Paris  

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 this day in history.  

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

1897  Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris on December - 28.  

1902  On this day in history trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US  

1902  On this day in history 1st indoor pro football game, Syracuse beats Phila 6-0 (MSG, NYC)  

1902  On this day in history mortimer J Adler, NYC, author (Encyclopedia Brittanica)  

1903  Clyde Fitch's "Glad of It," premieres in NYC on December - 28.  

1903  On December - 28 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  On December - 28 birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On December - 28 birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

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  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

1367  On December - 28 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1663  On this day in history 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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