Historical Events In December - 28
Saturday, 25 January 2020
0300 On December - 28 theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
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 Westminister Abbey opens in London on this day in history.
1308 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan, begins on December - 28.
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 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 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist on this day in history.
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on December - 28.
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 On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1731 On December - 28 christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master
1732 1st known ad for "Poor Richard's Almanack" (Pennsylvania Gazette) on this day in history.
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on this day in history.
1751 On December - 28 josef Blazej Smrcek, composer
1753 Johan Wikmanson, composer on this day in history.
1763 On this day in history john Molson, founded Montreal brewery (Molsons)
1768 King Taksin was coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital on this day in history.
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 On December - 28 robert Gallenberg, composer
1787 On December - 28 hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao
1793 On this day in history 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 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.