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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Sunday, 29 March 2015

0814  On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

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 January - 28.  

1271  On this day in history death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  On this day in history death of earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball  

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

1528  On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

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 January - 28.  

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

1595  On this day in history francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50  

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

1612  On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

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  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  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on January - 28.  

1754  On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

1768  John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.  

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

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 January - 28 friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55  

1829  Death of William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh on January - 28.  

1832  On January - 28 death of augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769)  

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  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 January - 28.  

1869  Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on this day in history.