Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on December - 28.
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 On December - 28 westminister Abbey opens in London
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on this day in history.
1446 Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.
1484 On this day in history joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen
1542 On December - 28 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 this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1673 On this day in history joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
1694 Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on this day in history.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on this day in history.
1694 On December - 28 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 December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on December - 28.
1753 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 On December - 28 john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
1768 On December - 28 king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
1772 On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.
1779 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 December - 28.
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on this day in history.
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes