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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Saturday, 25 June 2016

0300  On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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 this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

1622  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1706  On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1708  On this day in history 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  Death of Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671) on December - 28.  

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

1793  Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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

1830  On this day in history adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83  

1859  On December - 28 thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies  

1860  Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 December - 28 death of james Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)  

1878  Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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

1891  On December - 28 alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47  

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  On December - 28 george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46  

1915  Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81  

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

1484  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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

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

1665  On this day in history birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

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