Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
0300 Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0418 On this day in history st Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.
1065 Westminster Abbey opens on December - 28.
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 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on December - 28.
1542 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1614 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1694 On this day in history ceslav Vanura, composer
1694 On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1706 On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master on December - 28.
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 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on December - 28.
1793 On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75
1801 On this day in history james Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on December - 28.
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes