Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 On December - 28 louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 Westminster Abbey opens on this day in history.
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.
1308 On December - 28 the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.
1446 On December - 28 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 On December - 28 sperm whale beached at Noordwijk
1622 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.
1631 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on December - 28.
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1694 Queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III on December - 28.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 On this day in history 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on December - 28.
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on December - 28.
1768 On this day in history 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 On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
1801 On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 On this day in history tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on December - 28.
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes