Historical Events In December - 28
Saturday, 16 February 2019
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 On December - 28 st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on December - 28.
1065 On this day in history westminster Abbey opens
1065 Westminister Abbey opens in London on December - 28.
1308 On this day in history the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins.
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 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1614 Sperm whale beached at Noordwijk on December - 28.
1622 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1631 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1694 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.
1706 On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master on this day in history.
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on December - 28.
1738 On December - 28 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer
1751 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on December - 28.
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.
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 On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1801 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.
1805 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes