Famous Deaths In December - 28
Thursday, 08 December 2016
0300 On this day in history death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
1367 Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.
1446 On this day in history 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 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 Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history 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 On December - 28 death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)
1706 On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1708 On December - 28 death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)
1715 On this day in history death of william Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)
1734 Death of Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671) on December - 28.
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 On December - 28 thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies
1860 Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on December - 28.
1862 On December - 28 joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54
1870 Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on December - 28.
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 On December - 28 alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47
1897 Death of Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1900 Death of Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846) on December - 28.
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 December - 28.
1916 Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on this day in history.