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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Thursday, 27 November 2014

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on January - 28.  

1061  Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

1271  On January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on this day in history.  

1528  Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies on January - 28.  

1547  Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1549  On this day in history elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80  

1560  John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.  

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  On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

1621  On January - 28 paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68  

1672  On this day in history 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  On January - 28 death of john Fenwick, English conspirator  

1725  On January - 28 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 January - 28.  

1768  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55  

1829  On January - 28 death of william Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh  

1832  Death of Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769) on this day in history.  

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 January - 28.  

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  Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on January - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1312  Queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on this day in history.  

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

1578  On January - 28 birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On this day in history birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  On this day in history birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer