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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Saturday, 30 July 2016

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

1367  Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.  

1446  Clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies on this day in history.  

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1542  Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.  

1622  On December - 28 francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

1663  On this day in history 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 December - 28 joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77  

1694  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on December - 28.  

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

1706  On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59  

1708  On this day in history death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)  

1715  Death of William Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649) on December - 28.  

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  Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1779  Gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64 on December - 28.  

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

1795  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1860  Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1862  Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1870  Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1872  Death of James Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833)  

1900  On December - 28 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 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

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1164  Emperor Rokujō of Japan (d. 1176) was born on December - 28.  

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  On this day in history birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

1665  On this day in history birth of george FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)  

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