Friday, 28 May 2010

May 28 - Deaths

May 28th Details:
May 28th Deaths:
576 – Saint Germain of Paris - French bishop (b. 496)
1357 – King Afonso IV of Portugal (b. 1291)
1556 – Saitō Dōsan - Japanese daimyo (b. 1494)
1672 – John Trevor - English politician (b. 1626)
1747 – Luc de Clapiers - marquis de Vauvenargues, French writer (b. 1715)
1750 – Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1720)
1787 – Leopold Mozart - Austrian composer (b. 1719)
1805 – Luigi Boccherini - Italian composer (b. 1743)
1808 – Richard Hurd - English Bishop of Worcester & writer (b. 1720)
1811 – Henry Dundas - Scottish politician (b. 1742)
1816 – Ras Wolde Selassie - Ethiopian warlord (b. c. 1745)
1828 – Daikokuya Kōdayū - Japanese castaway (b. 1751)
1843 – Noah Webster - American writer & lexicographer (b. 1758)
1849 – Anne Brontë - English novelist & poet (b. 1820)
1864 – Simion Bărnuţiu - Romanian philosopher & politician (b. 1808)
1878 – John Russell - 1st Earl Russell, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1792)
1916 – Ivan Franko - Ukrainian writer (b. 1856)
1927 – Boris Kustodiev - Russian painter (b. 1878)
1937 – Alfred Adler - Austrian psychologist (b. 1870)
1940 – Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (b. 1868)
1947 – August Eigruber - Austrian war criminal (b. 1907)
1948 – Unity Mitford - English fascist sympathizer (b. 1914)
1953 – Hori Tatsuo - Japanese writer (b. 1904)
1968 – Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov - Soviet sniper (b. 1908)
1971 – Audie Murphy - American actor & war hero (b. 1924)
1971 – Jean Vilar - French actor (b. 1912)
1972 – King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (b. 1894)
1975 – Ezzard Charles - American heavyweight boxing champion (b. 1921)
1976 – Steffan Danielsen - Faroese painter (b. 1922)
1978 – Arthur Brough - English actor (b. 1905)
1980 – Rolf Nevanlinna - Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)
1981 – Stefan Wyszyński - Polish Cardinal Archbishop of Warsaw (b. 1901)
1981 – Mary Lou Williams - American singer (b. 1910)
1982 – Lt Col H. Jones VC - British army officer (b. 1940)
1983 – Erastus Corning 2nd - American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (b. 1909)
1984 – Eric Morecambe - British comedian (Morecambe & Wise) (b. 1926)
1988 – Sy Oliver - American jazz trumpeter, composer & bandleader (b. 1910)
1993 – Billy Conn - American boxer & actor (b. 1917)
1994 – Julius Boros - American golfer (b. 1920)
1994 – Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr. - American writer (b. 1916)
1998 – Phil Hartman - Canadian actor & comedian (b. 1948)
2001 – Francisco Varela - Chilean biologist & philosopher (b. 1946)
2001 – Joe Moakley - Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (b. 1927)
2001 – Francis Bebey - Cameroonian-born French musician & novelist (b. 1929)
2002 – Jean Berger - German composer (b. 1909)
2003 – Oleg Makarov - Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1933)
2003 – Ilya Prigogine - Russian-born Belgian physical chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)
2003 – Martha Scott - American actress (b. 1912)
2004 – Umberto Agnelli - Italian automobile executive (b. 1934)
2004 – Francis Brunn - German juggler (b. 1922)
2006 – Thorleif Schjelderup - Norwegian author & ski jumper (b. 1920)
2007 – Marquise Hill - American football player (b. 1982)
2007 – David Lane - American white nationalist (b. 1938)
2007 – Toshikatsu Matsuoka - Japanese politician (b. 1945)
2008 – Robert Justman - American television producer (b. 1926)
2010 – Gary Coleman - American Actor (b. 1968)

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