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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1733

Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer

Birth
1740

Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47

Death
1740

Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17]

Event
1746

John V clav Stich, [Giovanni Punto], Bohemian horn player/composer

Birth
1746

Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die

Event
1754

Friedrich von Hagedorn, poet (Fabeln und Erz„hlungen), dies at 46

Death
1755

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65

Death
1768

Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68

Death
1776

Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ

Event
1779

Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66

Death
1789

Johann Schneider, composer

Birth
1790

NY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000

Event
1793

Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker

Birth
1793

Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin

Event
1795

Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)

Birth
1798

Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer

Birth
1801

Karl Georg Lickl, composer

Birth
1804

Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve)

Birth
1805

John Thomson, composer

Birth
1810

Adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth
1818

Abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73

Death
1818

Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers and Sons) [OS]

Birth
1834

Dudley McIver DuBose, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883

Birth
1841

S ndor Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Boldog Szerelem), dies at 69

Death
1842

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)

Birth