Famous Deaths In January - 28
Friday, 02 December 2016
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1061 On January - 28 death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)
1119 On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
1271 On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)
1393 On January - 28 death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball
1443 On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
1528 On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On January - 28 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on January - 28.
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.
1606 Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on this day in history.
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1672 Death of Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588) on this day in history.
1681 Death of Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619) on January - 28.
1687 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.
1697 Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
1725 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.
1754 On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1768 On January - 28 john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44
1782 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84
1810 On this day in history death of andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
1813 Jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41 on January - 28.
1817 Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 on January - 28.
1829 Death of William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh on January - 28.
1832 Death of Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769) on this day in history.
1838 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1864 On January - 28 death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799)
1868 On this day in history death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62
1869 On January - 28 prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72
1873 On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57