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Famous Deaths In December - 28

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55  

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  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.  

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1703  On this day in history death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)  

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 this day in history.  

1734  Death of Robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671) on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82  

1775  On this day in history 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  Death of Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747) on December - 28.  

1830  Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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  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  Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1891  Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on December - 28.  

1897  Death of Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history 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 December - 28 birth of ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist  

1635  Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650) was born on December - 28.  

1655  On December - 28 birth of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1698)  

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

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