Famous Deaths In January - 28
Saturday, 25 March 2017
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1061 On January - 28 death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)
1119 Gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies on this day in history.
1256 On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
1271 Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on January - 28.
1393 Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.
1443 Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On January - 28 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.
1606 On January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on January - 28.
1621 On January - 28 paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68
1672 On January - 28 death of pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)
1681 On January - 28 death of richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619)
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.
1697 Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on January - 28.
1725 On January - 28 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]
1754 On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1782 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84
1810 On January - 28 death of andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
1813 Jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1817 On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55
1829 Death of William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history death of augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769)
1838 On January - 28 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]
1859 Death of Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782) on January - 28.
1864 Death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799) on this day in history.
1868 Death of Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 on this day in history.
1869 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on January - 28.
1873 Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on January - 28.