1728 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1728 in Denmark.
- July 14 – Vitus Bering begins his first exploration aboard the ship Gabriel and sailed northward from the Kamchatka Peninsula and through the strait that now bears his name.
- October 20 – The Copenhagen Fire of 1728 breaks out.
- October 23 – The fire in Copenhagen finally dies out after destroying approximately 28% of the city and leaving 20% of its population homeless.
- Lille Grønnegade Theatre, the first public theatre in Copenhagen, is closed.
- A new town hall is built in Viborg next to Viborg Cathedral. The building now houses the Skovgaard Museum
- June 26 – Frederik Christian von Haven, philologist, theologian and patron of the arts (died 1763)
- October 18 – Peter Frederik Suhm, historian (died 1798
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