Famous Deaths In December - 28
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0300 On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
1367 Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on December - 28.
1446 On this day in history clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1503 Death of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471) on this day in history.
1542 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55
1663 Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on this day in history.
1671 Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on December - 28.
1673 On December - 28 joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
1694 On December - 28 mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]
1703 Death of Mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664) on December - 28.
1706 Pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1708 Death of Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656) on this day in history.
1715 On December - 28 death of william Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)
1734 On December - 28 death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)
1772 On this day in history ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 On December - 28 peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61
1779 On December - 28 gennaro Manna, composer, dies at 64
1793 On December - 28 louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75
1795 Death of Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747) on December - 28.
1830 Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83 on December - 28.
1859 Thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies on December - 28.
1860 On this day in history cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57
1862 On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54
1870 Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history death of james Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)
1878 Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1884 On December - 28 gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56
1891 On this day in history alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47
1897 Death of Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history death of alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846)
1903 On December - 28 george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46
1915 On December - 28 gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78
1916 Eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81 on this day in history.