Famous Deaths In January - 28
Friday, 06 December 2019
0814 On January - 28 charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
1061 On this day in history death of duke SpytihnÄ›v II of Bohemia (b. 1031)
1119 On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies
1256 On this day in history willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
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 this day in history.
1443 On this day in history death of robert le MaĂ§on, Chancellor of France
1528 On January - 28 philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
1547 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55
1549 On January - 28 elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
1560 John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on January - 28.
1595 Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50 on January - 28.
1606 On this day in history carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85
1612 On this day in history thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies
1621 Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on January - 28.
1672 On January - 28 death of pierre SĂ©guier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)
1681 On this day in history death of richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619)
1687 On January - 28 johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
1697 Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
1725 Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8] on this day in history.
1754 On January - 28 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69
1768 John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.
1782 On January - 28 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84
1810 Death of Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on this day in history.
1813 Jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41 on January - 28.
1817 On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55
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 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] on January - 28.
1859 On January - 28 death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)
1864 Death of Ă‰mile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799) on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62
1869 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1873 Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on January - 28.