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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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

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  On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 January - 28 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 January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85  

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

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 this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

1768  On January - 28 john Wainwright, composer, dies at 44  

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 January - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

1864  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

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

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1608  Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer was born on January - 28.