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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Sunday, 26 October 2014

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

1367  On December - 28 death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

1663  Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1706  Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1708  Death of Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656) on December - 28.  

1715  On December - 28 death of william Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)  

1734  On this day in history death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)  

1772  Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on December - 28.  

1775  On this day in history 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  On this day in history louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75  

1795  On this day in history death of eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)  

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

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  Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 28.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)  

1655  Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

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