Famous Deaths In April - 28
Friday, 26 February 2021
1089 On April - 28 dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies
1109 Hugo van Cluny, 6th abbott of Cluny/saint, dies on April - 28.
1192 Death of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s) on April - 28.
1498 On April - 28 death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
1533 On April - 28 death of nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)
1710 On April - 28 death of thomas Betterton, English actor
1716 Death of Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673) on this day in history.
1726 On this day in history death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)
1741 On April - 28 death of magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General and statesman (b. 1668)
1765 On April - 28 death of sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician (b. 1834)
1770 Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1772 Death of Johann Friedrich Struensee, physician of Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1737) on April - 28.
1781 On this day in history death of cornelius Harnett, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1723)
1799 On this day in history francois Giroust, composer, dies at 62
1804 On April - 28 hans Gram, composer, dies at 49
1813 Death of Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (b. 1745) on April - 28.
1816 On this day in history death of johann Heinrich Abicht, German philosopher (b. 1862)
1841 Death of Peter Chanel, French saint (b. 1803) on this day in history.
1843 On this day in history william Wallace, Scottish mathematician (rights of Wallace), dies
1853 On April - 28 ludwig Tieck, writer, dies at 79
1858 On April - 28 death of johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (b. 1801)
1865 Death of Samuel Cunard, Canadian-born British shipping magnate (b. 1787) on April - 28.
1873 A Manzoni, writer, dies at 88 on April - 28.
1881 Robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies on this day in history.
1887 On April - 28 carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67
1896 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies on April - 28.
1905 On this day in history death of fitzhugh Lee, American Confederate general (b. 1835)
1925 Louis F J Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies on this day in history.
1926 Death of Zip the Pinhead, American freak show performer (b. 1857) on this day in history.
1933 On April - 28 robin Irvine, actor (Easy Virtue), dies at 31
1935 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Scotish composer, dies at 87 on April - 28.
1936 On this day in history foead I, king of Egypt (1922-36), dies
1944 Death of Frank Knox, U.S. Vice-Presidential candidate (b. 1874) on April - 28.
1945 Death of Bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader (Italy), tried & shot on this day in history.