Famous Deaths In December - 28
Monday, 19 April 2021
0300 On December - 28 death of theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria
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 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 December - 28.
1622 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55 on December - 28.
1663 On December - 28 death of francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)
1671 On December - 28 death of johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar (b. 1611)
1673 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1706 On December - 28 pierre Bayle, French theologist (History of Criticism), dies at 59
1708 On this day in history death of joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist (b. 1656)
1715 On this day in history death of william Carstares, Scottish minister (b. 1649)
1734 On December - 28 death of robert Roy MacGregor, Scottish folk hero (b. 1671)
1772 On December - 28 ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82
1775 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history thomas Babington Macaulay, English essayist/historian, dies
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 Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer, dies at 72 on December - 28.
1872 Death of James Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808) on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90
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 Death of Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Portuguese explorer (b. 1846) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history george [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46
1915 Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history eduard Strauss, Austrian composer (318 dances), dies at 81