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 This day in History - December 28
398 Historic Events for December 28
1859

Gerard Brucken Fock, composer

Birth
1859

John W Fortescue, military historian

Birth
1859

Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies

Death
1860

Alexander von Fielitz, composer

Birth
1860

Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57

Death
1862

Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54

Death
1864

Battle of Egypt Station, MS

Event
1865

F‚lix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna)

Birth
1868

Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)

Birth
1869

William Finley Semple of Mount Vernon, Ohio, patents chewing gum

Event
1870

Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter, dies at 64

Death
1870

Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72

Death
1872

Pio Baroja Y Nessa, San Sebastion Spain, writer (Caminode Parfecci¢n)

Birth
1876

Frederik Paludan-Mller, Danish poet (Abels díd), dies at 67

Death
1877

John Stevens, applies for a patent for his flour rolling mill

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1878

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)

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1878

Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90

Death
1879

North British Railway's train falls as Firth bridge collapses (Scot)

Event
1880

Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet

Birth
1882

Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician

Birth
1883

A Wolfenstein, writer

Birth
1884

Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter

Birth
1884

Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56

Death
1887

Charles Dingle

Birth
1887

Sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted

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