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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

1271  Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on this day in history.  

1547  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies  

1595  On January - 28 francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50  

1606  On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85  

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 January - 28.  

1672  On January - 28 death of pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)  

1681  Death of Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619) on this day in history.  

1687  On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday  

1697  Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]  

1754  Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1768  John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1782  Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1810  Death of Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on this day in history.  

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 January - 28.  

1832  Death of Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769) on January - 28.  

1838  Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] on January - 28.  

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 this day in history prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72  

1873  On January - 28 henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

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1225  On this day in history birth of saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274)  

1312  On January - 28 birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  On this day in history birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

1578  Cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39) was born on January - 28.  

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on January - 28.  

1608  On January - 28 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer