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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Sunday, 29 May 2016

0814  Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

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 January - 28.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

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

1547  Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.  

1549  Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on this day in history.  

1560  On January - 28 john a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies  

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  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  Death of Pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588) on January - 28.  

1681  Death of Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619) on January - 28.  

1687  On this day in history johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday  

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  Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on January - 28.  

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 January - 28.  

1817  Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history death of william Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh  

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 this day in history.  

1864  On January - 28 death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799)  

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 this day in history.  

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1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

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

1457  On January - 28 birth of henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on January - 28.  

1578  On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  On January - 28 birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69) was born on this day in history.  

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

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