Historical Events In December - 28
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0300 On this day in history theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
0418 St Boniface I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 28.
0801 On this day in history louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona
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 this day in history.
1446 On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1484 Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1738 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer on December - 28.
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 this day in history.
1772 On December - 28 ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.
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 James Barnes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on December - 28.
1805 Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer on this day in history.
1812 On December - 28 julius Reitz, composer
1816 American Colonization Society organizes on December - 28.