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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

1367  On this day in history 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  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 December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 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  On December - 28 death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)  

1772  On December - 28 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  On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64  

1793  Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on December - 28.  

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

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

1862  On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54  

1870  On December - 28 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1900  On this day in history 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  Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on December - 28.  

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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  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On December - 28 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 December - 28.  

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

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

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