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)