Famous Deaths In April - 28
Monday, 17 May 2021
1089 On this day in history 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 On April - 28 death of conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem (b. mid 1140s)
1498 On April - 28 death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
1533 Death of Nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461) on April - 28.
1710 On April - 28 death of thomas Betterton, English actor
1716 On this day in history death of louis de Montfort, French catholic priest (b. 1673)
1726 On this day in history death of thomas Pitt, British Governor of Madras (b. 1653)
1741 Death of Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General and statesman (b. 1668) on April - 28.
1765 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of johann Friedrich Struensee, physician of Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1737)
1781 Death of Cornelius Harnett, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1723) on April - 28.
1799 On April - 28 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 April - 28 death of johann Heinrich Abicht, German philosopher (b. 1862)
1841 On this day in history death of peter Chanel, French saint (b. 1803)
1843 William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (rights of Wallace), dies on April - 28.
1853 On this day in history ludwig Tieck, writer, dies at 79
1858 Death of Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (b. 1801) on this day in history.
1865 Death of Samuel Cunard, Canadian-born British shipping magnate (b. 1787) on April - 28.
1873 On April - 28 a Manzoni, writer, dies at 88
1881 Robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies on April - 28.
1887 On April - 28 carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67
1896 On this day in history heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies
1905 Death of Fitzhugh Lee, American Confederate general (b. 1835) on April - 28.
1925 Louis F J Bouwmeester, actor (Shakespeare), dies on April - 28.
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 On this day in history alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Scotish composer, dies at 87
1936 Foead I, king of Egypt (1922-36), dies on this day in history.
1944 On April - 28 death of frank Knox, U.S. Vice-Presidential candidate (b. 1874)
1945 Death of Bernito Mussolini, Fascist leader (Italy), tried & shot on this day in history.