Famous Deaths In January - 28
Thursday, 28 July 2016
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
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 January - 28 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 this day in history.
1393 Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.
1443 On this day in history death of robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France
1528 On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on January - 28.
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 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on this day in history.
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 this day in history paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68
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 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 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 On this day in history jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41
1817 Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1838 On January - 28 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]
1859 On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)
1864 Death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799) on January - 28.
1868 Death of Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 on January - 28.
1869 On January - 28 prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72
1873 Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on January - 28.