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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

0300  Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)  

1542  On December - 28 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  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]  

1703  Death of Mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664) on December - 28.  

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

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

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  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.  

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

1860  On this day in history cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57  

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 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 December - 28 gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56  

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

1897  Death of Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833) on December - 28.  

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

1903  On this day in history 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 December - 28 eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 28

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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 December - 28.  

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  Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist was born on December - 28.  

1635  On December - 28 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 December - 28 birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

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