Famous Deaths In August - 28
Friday, 19 April 2019
0388 Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.
0430 On August - 28 aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
0876 Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on August - 28.
1065 Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.
1341 On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)
1481 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.
1484 Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.
1539 On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1544 On August - 28 alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies on this day in history.
1645 On August - 28 death of hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher and writer (b. 1583)
1646 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1647 Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1676 On August - 28 joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 On August - 28 wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54
1678 Death of John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602) on August - 28.
1757 Death of David Hartley, English philosopher (b. 1705) on August - 28.
1767 On August - 28 johann Schobert, composer, dies
1778 On August - 28 jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies
1784 Death of Junípero Serra, Spanish missionary (b. 1713) on August - 28.
1793 On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
1798 On August - 28 james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55
1803 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies on this day in history.
1805 Death of Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (b. 1722) on August - 28.
1818 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies on this day in history.
1820 On August - 28 death of andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (b. 1754)
1839 On August - 28 death of william Smith, English geologist (b. 1769)
1885 Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on August - 28.
1900 Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies on this day in history.
1903 On August - 28 august Labitzky, composer, dies at 70
1914 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] on August - 28.
1916 Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies on August - 28.
1919 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies on August - 28.