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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on December - 28.  

1367  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

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

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

1542  On December - 28 albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

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

1671  On December - 28 death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

1673  On this day in history joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77  

1694  On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]  

1703  On December - 28 death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)  

1706  Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on December - 28.  

1708  On December - 28 death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)  

1715  Death of William Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649) on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)  

1772  Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1775  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on December - 28.  

1779  On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

1793  On this day in history louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1795  On December - 28 death of eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)  

1830  On December - 28 adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83  

1859  Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on December - 28.  

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

1862  Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1870  On December - 28 alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72  

1872  Death of James Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808) on December - 28.  

1878  On December - 28 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90  

1884  Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56 on December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1915  Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on December - 28.  

1916  On December - 28 eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on this day in history.  

1484  Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen was born on this day in history.  

1522  Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  

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

1631  On December - 28 birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On December - 28 birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)