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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

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1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on January - 28.  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  

1578  On January - 28 birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on this day in history.  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.  

1611  On January - 28 birth of johannes Hevelius, Danzig, astronomer (star cataloger)  

1622  Adrien Auzout, French astronomer (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  

1627  On January - 28 birth of alfonso Marsh, composer  

1645  On this day in history birth of gottfried Vopelius, composer  

1688  Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

1691  Johann Balthasar Konig, composer was born on this day in history.  

1693  Anna "Ivanovna", tsarina of Russia (1730-40) (2/7 NS) was born on this day in history.  

1693  Gregor Joseph Werner, composer was born on January - 28.  

1701  On January - 28 birth of charles Marie de La Condamine, French mathematician and geographer (d. 1774)  

1702  On January - 28 birth of hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer  

1706  John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor) was born on January - 28.  

1712  On January - 28 birth of tokugawa Ieshige, Japanese shogun (d. 1761)  

1714  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon)  

1717  On this day in history birth of mustapha III, Sultan of Turkey (1757-74)  

1717  On this day in history birth of mustafa III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1774)  

1719  On this day in history birth of johann Elias Schlegel, German critic and poet (d. 1749)  

1722  Johann Ernst Bach, composer was born on January - 28.  

1756  On January - 28 birth of hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer  

1757  On this day in history birth of antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer  

1768  On this day in history birth of frederick VI, Danish king (1808-39); lost Norway to Sweden (1814)  

1775  Peter the Great, Russia was born on January - 28.  

1784  On this day in history birth of george HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State  

1815  Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1875 was born on January - 28.  

1818  George Sewall Boutwell, MC (Union), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1822  Alexander MacKenzie, (L) 2nd PM of Canada (1873-78) was born on this day in history.  

1825  On January - 28 birth of george Edward Pickett, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1875  

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Famous Deaths In January - 28

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0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on this day in history.  

1119  On this day in history gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

1528  On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies