Events on Jun 28

  • 0767St. Paul I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1119Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeat French Crusaders
  • 12451st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
  • 1461Edward IV crowned King of England
  • 1485Gent / Brugge / Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Neth
  • 1519King Carlos I elected Roman Catholic German Emperor Charles V
  • 1524Duke van Bourbon occupies Province
  • 1575Spanish troops conquer Buren
  • 1583Duke French van Valois returns to France
  • 1593Earl Mauritius conquerors Geertruidenberg
  • 1635French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
  • 1675Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburgs army beats Sweden
  • 1748Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed
  • 17621st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)
  • 1762Russian tsarina Catharina II grabs power
  • 1770Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia
  • 1776Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack
  • 1778Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey (Gen Washington beats Clinton)
  • 1778Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots
  • 1807British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina
  • 1820Tomato is proven non-poisonous
  • 1832Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns
  • 18591st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)
  • 1869Amsterdam typographer strike
  • 1887Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
  • 1892Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
  • 1894Labor Day established as a federal employees holiday
  • 1895El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form Central American Union
  • 1902Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin
  • 1902US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million

Born on Jun 28

  • 1367Sigismund: German Emperor / King of Hungary / Bohemia
  • 1476Paul IV [Giampietro Caraffa]: Inquisition / Pope (1555-59)
  • 1490Albrecht von Brandenburg: German Archbishop / Monarch of Mainz / Cardinal
  • 1547Cristofano Malvezzi: Composer
  • 1550John Drusius: Flemish hebrew translator
  • 1577Peter Paul Rubens: Siegen -- Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision)
  • 1586Paul Siefert: Composer
  • 1712Jean Jacques Rousseau: France -- Composer / social contractor (Confession)
  • 1734Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier: Composer
  • 1787Henry G W Smith: Leader of British-Indian forces
  • 1806Napoleon Coste: Composer
  • 1808Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso: Italian Princess / politican
  • 1812Rudolf von Alt: Austrian painter
  • 1816Jacob P P Baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt: Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53)
  • 1824Paul Broca: France -- Brain surgeon / anthro (located speech center)
  • 1824William Tatus Wofford: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884
  • 1825Richard ACE Erlenmeyer: German chemist (Erlenemyer kolf)
  • 1831Joseph Joachim: Kittsee, Germany -- Violinist (Hungarian Concerto)
  • 1847Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson: Composer
  • 1852Hans Huber: Composer
  • 1853Edwin Arthur Jones: Composer
  • 1865Otto Julius Bierbaum: German writer / journalist (Remarkable Stories)
  • 1867Luigi Pirandello: Italy -- Writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
  • 1867William Courtleigh: Guelph, Ontario -- Actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)
  • 1873Alexis Carrel: France -- Surgeon / sociologist / biologist (Nobel 1912)
  • 1874Oley Speaks: Composer
  • 1879Sigurd von Koch: Composer
  • 1885Berthold Viertel: Writer
  • 1885Giuseppe Mule: Composer
  • 1887Boleslav Vomacka: Composer

Died on Jun 28

  • 0573Alboin: King of Longobarden, probably poisoned by his wife
  • 1061Floris I: Count of Holland
  • 1385Andronicus IV Paleologus: Byzantine anti-Emperor
  • 1598Abraham Ortelius [Ortels / Hortels]: South Netherlands geographer, dies at 71
  • 1617Johan Evertsen de Captain: Swiss Admiral, dies in battle
  • 1714Cornelis Chastelein: Colonial director, dies at 56
  • 1714Daniel van Papenbroeck: Flemish Jesuit / historian, dies at 86
  • 1742Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner: Composer, dies at 52
  • 1748Marretje Arends [Matje of Nieuwendijk]: Amsterdam plunderer, hanged
  • 1748Pieter van Dort: Amsterdam plunderer, hanged
  • 1788Johann Christoph Vogel: Composer, dies at 32
  • 1798Pierre Dutillieu: Composer, dies at 44
  • 1802Johann J Angel: German Author / director, dies at 60
  • 1806Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers: Composer, dies at 64
  • 1813Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst: Prus Minister of War (1807-10), dies in battle
  • 1830David Walker: Abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44
  • 1836James Madison: 4th US President (1809-17), dies at 85 in Montpelier, Virginia
  • 1846Adrian van de Ende: Vicar / protestant reformer, dies at 77
  • 1855Giovanni Agostino Perotti: Composer, dies at 86
  • 1857Joseph Fischhof: Composer, dies at 53
  • 1872Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch: Composer, dies at 66
  • 1876August W Ambros: Austria musicologist, dies at 59
  • 1889Maria Mitchell: 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70
  • 1890Edouard Gregoir: Composer, dies at 67
  • 1891Jose Inzenga y Castellanos: Composer, dies at 63
  • 1909Israel Durham: Phillies President dies
  • 1910Gustave Leon Huberti: Composer, dies at 67
  • 1914Franz Ferdinand: Austrian Archduke (Sarajevo, Bosnia), assassinated
  • 1914Sophie: Princess of Austria, assassinated
  • 1937Max Adler: Austrian socialist theorist, dies at 64

Historical events on June 29

  • 1312Roman Catholics German King Henry VII crowned
  • 1377French invasion fleet lands at Rye England
  • 1428Jacoba of Bavaria signs cease fire with Philip the Good
  • 1529Emperor Karel V and Pope Clemens VII sign Treaty of Barcelona
  • 1534Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
  • 1540English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic
  • 1682Sofia names herself regent of Russia
  • 1694Dutch fleet attacks French grain transports
  • 1755515 prominant filipinos baptized as Catholic
  • 1762Russian Czar Peter III divorces his wife Catharina II
  • 1767British passes Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America
  • 1776Va state constitution adopted and Patrick Henry made Governor
  • 1800Freemason lodge establishes in Alkmaar
  • 1850British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse
  • 1854Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million
  • 1854Netherlands allows corporal punishment
  • 1857Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)
  • 1858Great fire in London harbor
  • 1858Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia
  • 1863Battle at Westminster Maryland: Federal assault
  • 1863George A Custer (23) appointed Union Brigadier General
  • 1863Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, PN
  • 1863Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa
  • 1864Grand Trunk Railway accident; 100 killed
  • 1867Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs
  • 1880France annexes Otaheite (Tahiti)
  • 1881Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud
  • 1891National Forest Service organized
  • 1897Chicago beats Louisville 36-7 (baseball)
  • 1899Brazo River in Texas floods 12 miles wide causing $10 mil damage

Born on June 29

  • 1517Rembert Dodoens [Rembertus Dodonaeus]: Physician / Botanist
  • 1738Constantin Reindl: Composer
  • 1783August Alexander Klengel: Composer
  • 1805Hiram Powers: US sculptor (Greek Slave)
  • 1824Victor J van Hinsbergh: South Netherlands engraver (PTT Stempels)
  • 1831William Thomas Clark: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
  • 1842Josef Labor: Composer
  • 1849Sergei J Witte: Netherlands -- Russian count / Premier Russia
  • 1850Joseph Paul Skelly: Composer
  • 1858George Washington Goethals: Engineer (built Panama Canal)
  • 1861William James Mayo: Surgeon / co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota
  • 1863James Harvey Robinson: Illinois, United States -- Historian (Ordeal of Civilization)
  • 1864Anton Beer-Walbrun: Composer
  • 1864Pietro Bonfante: Italian lawyer (Roman law)
  • 1865Shigechiyo Izumi: Achieved oldest authenticated age (120 y 237 d)
  • 1865William E Borah: Lawyer / (Sen-R-Id)
  • 1870Joseph Carl Breil: Composer
  • 1874Georg Gohler: Composer
  • 1876Nellie Taylor Ross: 1st woman to serve as a gov (Wyoming, 1925-27)
  • 1880Ludwig Beck: Chef Germany General Staff ("July 20th plot")
  • 1885Andre Gailhard: Composer
  • 1885Virginia Pope: (NY Times)
  • 1886George Frederick Boyle: Composer
  • 1886James Van DerZee: Famous African
  • 1886Juliane Gabriels: Flemish Physician (Artus Quellin)
  • 1886Robert Schuman: French Premier
  • 1893Aare Merikanto: Composer
  • 1893Antoon Schweigmann: Dutch religious poet / resistance fighter
  • 1897Ottmar Gerster: Composer
  • 1901Frieda Inescort: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Actress (Pride & Prejudice)

Died on June 29

  • 1021Notker Labeo: Tutor in convent Sankt Gallen
  • 1293Hendrik van Gent: Flemish neo-Augustian philosopher / theologist
  • 1306Musho [Hokai]: Zen teacher / found subtemple at Jochiji
  • 1458Mapheus Vegius [Maffeo Vegio]: Italian lawyer / humanist / poet
  • 1620John Aerts: Flemish Sculptor
  • 1696Michel Lambert: Composer
  • 1779Anton R Mengs: German writer / neo-classic Painter Madrid, dies at 51
  • 1790Feike H Van de Crew: Fries writer (Mayke Jakkelis)
  • 1798Kaat Mussel [Catharina Mulder]: Exerciser
  • 1818Carl P Fohr: German Painter / cartoonist, dies at 22
  • 1840Lucien Bonaparte: Prince of Canino / Musignano, dies at 65
  • 1852Henry Clay [the Great compromiser]: Dies at 75
  • 1860Thomas Addison: English Physician (A-Biermer Disease), dies at 67
  • 1861Elizabeth Barrett-Browning: Writer, dies at 55
  • 1875Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige: Emperor of Austria, dies at 82
  • 1880George W Vreede: Lawyer / politician
  • 1903Rentaro Taki: Composer, dies at 23
  • 1923Fritz Mauthner: German Author / philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
  • 1923Gustave Adolph Kerker: Composer, dies at 66
  • 1933Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: US actor (Keystone comedies), dies at 46
  • 1940Paul Klee: Swiss / German Painter / tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60
  • 1941Ignace Jan Paderewski: Polish Statesman pianist, dies in New York at 80
  • 1953Jules van Nuffel: Composer, dies at 70
  • 1955Max Pechstein: German Painter / graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
  • 1956Johan[nes F] Bakker, Jr.: Actor, dies at 62
  • 1959A Cecil Snyder: Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, dies at 51
  • 1964Milenko Zivkovic: Composer, dies at 63
  • 1965Sidney Marion: Actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
  • 1966Arthur Meulemans: Belgian composer, dies at 82
  • 1966Isabel Dawn: Writer