Famous Deaths In December - 28
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0300 Death of Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
1367 Death of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, Japanese shogun (b. 1330) on this day in history.
1446 On December - 28 clemens VIII, [Aegyd Munoz], Spanish anti-pope (1423-29), dies
1503 On this day in history death of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1471)
1542 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on December - 28.
1622 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.
1663 Death of Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618) on December - 28.
1671 Death of Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611) on this day in history.
1673 On December - 28 joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
1694 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7] on December - 28.
1703 On December - 28 death of mustafa II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1664)
1706 On this day in history pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1708 On December - 28 death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)
1715 Death of William Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649) on December - 28.
1734 On December - 28 death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)
1772 Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82 on December - 28.
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 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history death of eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)
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 December - 28 cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57
1862 Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on December - 28.
1870 On December - 28 alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72
1872 On this day in history death of james Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)
1878 On December - 28 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90
1884 On December - 28 gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56
1891 Alfred Cellier, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history death of rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (b. 1833)
1900 On this day in history death of alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846)
1903 George [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46 on December - 28.
1915 On this day in history gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78
1916 On December - 28 eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81