Famous Deaths In January - 28
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
0814 Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1061 Death of Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031) on January - 28.
1119 On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.
1271 Death of Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247) on this day in history.
1393 Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on January - 28.
1443 Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On January - 28 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on this day in history.
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.
1606 On January - 28 carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1612 Thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies on January - 28.
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history death of pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)
1681 Death of Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619) on January - 28.
1687 On this day in history johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1697 Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on January - 28.
1725 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on January - 28.
1754 Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on January - 28.
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1782 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84
1810 On January - 28 death of andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
1813 Jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41 on January - 28.
1817 Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 on January - 28.
1829 Death of William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh on January - 28.
1832 Death of Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769) on this day in history.
1838 On January - 28 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]
1859 On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)
1864 Death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799) on this day in history.
1868 Death of Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 on January - 28.
1869 On this day in history prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72
1873 On this day in history henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57