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Famous Deaths In December - 28

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0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28.  

1446  On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  On December - 28 death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1622  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1663  On this day in history death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on December - 28.  

1673  Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on December - 28.  

1694  On this day in history mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]  

1703  On this day in history death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)  

1706  On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1708  Death of Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656) on this day in history.  

1715  Death of William Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649) on December - 28.  

1734  Death of Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671) on December - 28.  

1772  On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

1775  On this day in history peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.  

1793  On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1795  Death of Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747) on December - 28.  

1830  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies  

1860  On December - 28 cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57  

1862  Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on December - 28.  

1870  On this day in history alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72  

1872  On this day in history death of james Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)  

1878  On this day in history jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90  

1884  On December - 28 gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56  

1891  Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on December - 28.  

1897  Death of Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833) on this day in history.  

1900  On December - 28 death of alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846)  

1903  George [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46 on December - 28.  

1915  On this day in history gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78  

1916  Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

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1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on December - 28.  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on December - 28.  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on December - 28.  

1619  On this day in history birth of antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)  

1631  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on December - 28.  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.