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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Friday, 24 February 2017

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  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  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 December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)  

1671  On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)  

1673  On December - 28 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]  

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1703  Death of Mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664) on this day in history.  

1706  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1772  On December - 28 ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

1775  On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61  

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

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

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

1830  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1870  Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1900  On this day in history 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 this day in history eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

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

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on this day in history.  

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

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  On this day in history 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 December - 28.  

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