Historical Events In December - 28
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0801 On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
1065 On December - 28 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 On December - 28 sperm whale beached at Noordwijk
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 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 this day in history.
1694 On December - 28 ceslav Vanura, composer
1694 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on December - 28.
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 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 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.
1753 On this day in history johan Wikmanson, composer
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 Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1783 On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on this day in history.
1793 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.
1801 On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 On December - 28 tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer
1812 Julius Reitz, composer on this day in history.
1816 On this day in history american Colonization Society organizes