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Historical Events In December - 28

Sunday, 13 June 2021

1903  On December - 28 george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46  

1904  First weather reports published on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history 1st daily wireless weather forecasts published (London)  

1904  On December - 28 clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer  

1905  On this day in history intercollegiate Athletic Assn of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)  

1905  On this day in history cliff Arquette, Toledo Oh, comedian (Charlie Weaver)  

1906  Ecuador adopts its constitution on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel  

1908  On December - 28 over 100,000 people die when a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami flattens Messina, Italy.  

1908  On this day in history earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died)  

1908  On this day in history lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare)  

1909  Billy Williams, Waco Tx, singer (Your Show of Shows) on December - 28.  

1910  Opera "Konigskinder" is produced (NYC) on December - 28.  

1910  John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s) on December - 28.  

1911  On December - 28 phani Majumdar, film maker  

1912  San Francisco Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI) on this day in history.  

1912  National Council of Young Israel convenes on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history lou Jacobi, Toronto Ontario, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Melba)  

1914  Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on December - 28.  

1915  On this day in history san Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph  

1915  On this day in history sF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph  

1915  On this day in history roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers)  

1915  On December - 28 gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78  

1916  Noel Johnson, British actor (Frenzy, Frightmare, Royal Flash) on December - 28.  

1916  Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1917  Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87) on December - 28.  

1918  George H White, last post Reconstruction congressman (Penn), dies on December - 28.  

1919  On this day in history inocenti Carreno, composer  

1920  Steve Van Buren, NFL halfback (Philadelphia Eagles) on this day in history.  

1921  On December - 28 eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist  

1922  On December - 28 nyron Sultan Asgarali, cricketer (West Indian opening bat 1957)  

1923  George Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC on December - 28.  

1923  On December - 28 andrew Duggan, actor (Secret War of Harry Frigg, Winds of War)  

1923  On December - 28 alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, engineer (Eiffel Tower), dies at 91  

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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 December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

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  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

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

1503  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

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