Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0418 On December - 28 st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0801 On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.
1308 On December - 28 the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.
1446 On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1484 On December - 28 joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
1542 On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.
1622 On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
1631 On December - 28 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1673 On this day in history joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
1694 On December - 28 queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.
1694 On December - 28 ceslav Vanura, composer
1694 On this day in history mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1706 Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on December - 28.
1731 On this day in history christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 On December - 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.
1768 King Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital on December - 28.
1772 Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on December - 28.
1775 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1779 On this day in history gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.
1801 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on this day in history.
1805 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 On this day in history julius Reitz, composer
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes