Historical Events In December - 28
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0300 On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0801 Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona on this day in history.
1065 On December - 28 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 December - 28.
1631 On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1694 On December - 28 queen Mary II of England dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.
1694 Ceslav Vanura, composer on December - 28.
1694 On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1706 On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 On December - 28 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette)
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.
1751 On this day in history josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 On December - 28 johan Wikmanson, composer
1763 John Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons) on this day in history.
1768 On December - 28 king Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
1772 Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on December - 28.
1775 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1779 On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1783 Robert Gallenberg, composer on December - 28.
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 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 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 On December - 28 american Colonization Society organizes