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