Famous Deaths In May - 28
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
1089 On this day in history lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1259 Christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies on this day in history.
1317 On May - 28 guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63
1357 Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66 on May - 28.
1521 Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62 on May - 28.
1534 On May - 28 dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83
1556 Death of Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59
1672 Death of John Trevor, English politician (b. 1626) on this day in history.
1685 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1747 Death of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, French writer (b. 1715) on May - 28.
1750 Death of Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1720) on May - 28.
1787 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1791 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57 on May - 28.
1805 Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Ital composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1808 Death of Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) on this day in history.
1811 Death of Henry Dundas, British minister (b. 1742) on this day in history.
1816 Death of Ras Wolde Selassie, Ethiopian warlord on May - 28.
1828 On May - 28 death of daikokuya Kōdayū, Japanese castaway (b. 1751)
1833 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer, dies at 74 on May - 28.
1836 On May - 28 anton Reicha, composer, dies at 66
1838 Thomas Busby, composer, dies on May - 28.
1843 On May - 28 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84
1849 On May - 28 anne Bronte, novelist, dies
1862 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16] on May - 28.
1863 Edmund Kirby Jr, Union-brig-gen, dies of injuries at 23 on May - 28.
1864 On May - 28 henry H Giesy, US Union-brig-general, dies in battle
1878 Death of John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1792) on May - 28.
1883 On May - 28 august Freyer, composer, dies at 79
1889 On this day in history willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37
1890 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer, dies at 49 on May - 28.
1898 On May - 28 edward Bellamy, US author (Looking Backward), dies
1911 On this day in history stephanus J du Toit, So Afr theologist/journalist (Afr Bond), dies
1913 On May - 28 lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician, dies