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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

1367  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330)  

1446  On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies  

1503  Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on December - 28.  

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 December - 28.  

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  Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on this day in history.  

1703  On December - 28 death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)  

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

1708  On this day in history 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  On December - 28 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 this day in history.  

1775  On December - 28 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 December - 28 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  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.  

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

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 December - 28.  

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

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 December - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On December - 28 birth of joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen  

1522  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)  

1619  Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688) was born on December - 28.  

1631  On this day in history birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

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  George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716) was born on December - 28.