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Famous Deaths In December - 28

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0300  On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria  

1367  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  On December - 28 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  On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

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

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on December - 28.  

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

1673  Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)  

1715  On this day in history death of william Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)  

1734  Death of Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

1859  Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

1860  Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on December - 28.  

1862  On December - 28 joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54  

1870  On December - 28 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  Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 on December - 28.  

1884  On this day in history gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56  

1891  On this day in history alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47  

1897  On December - 28 death of rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833)  

1900  Death of Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846) on this day in history.  

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

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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1164  On this day in history birth of emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176)  

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

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

1619  On December - 28 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 this day in history 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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