Famous Deaths on 28th September

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48 BC - Pompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman general and politician, dies at 59
235 - Saint Pontianus, Pope
876 - Louis the German, King of Eastern Francia (b. 804)
929 - Wenceslaus I, duke of Bohemia, murdered
935 - Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (b. 907)
1104 - Pedro I, king of Navarra & Aragon, dies
1197 - Henry VI von Hohenstaufen, Roman Catholic German King (1169-97), dies
1296 - Adolf VII, earl of Mountain (1259-96), dies
1429 - Cymburgis of Masovia, wife of Duke Ernest of Austria
1509 - Siwara/Sjoerd Aylva, Fries army leader (siege of Franeker)
1582 - George Buchanan, Scottish historian (b. 1506)
1618 - Gilles van Ledenberg, sec of Utrecht States (1588-1618), suicide at 68
1618 - Joshua Sylvester, English poet (b. 1563)
Roman Military and Political Leader Pompey the GreatRoman Military and Political Leader Pompey the Great (48 BC) 1649 - Ottavio Vernizzi, composer, dies at 79
1652 - John Asselijn, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 42
1657 - Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daugher of Willem of Orange, dies at 75
1667 - Jacobus Golius, mathematician/founder (Leidse observ), dies at 71
1687 - Francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (b. 1623)
1694 - Mouton, mathematician, dies
1702 - Robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61
1742 - Jean Baptiste Massillon, French churchman (b. 1663)
1757 - Andrea Zani, composer, dies at 60
1759 - Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
1781 - William Henry Nassau de Zuylestein, 4th Earl of Rochford, British diplomat and statesman (b. 1717)
1789 - Thomas Day, author, killed by fall from a horse at Wargrave Berkshire
1815 - Nicolas Desmarest, French geographer (Volcanos), dies at 90
1819 - Karl Haack, composer, dies at 68
1833 - Lemuel Haynes, Revolutionary War veteran, dies at 88
1844 - Pyotr Aleksandrovich Tolstoy, Russian general and statesman (b. 1769)
1852 - Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer, dies at 60
1859 - Rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies
1868 - Thomas Carmichael Hindman, attorney/Confederate gen-mjr, shot at 40
1869 - Libri, mathematician, dies
1873 - Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37
1875 - Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet, dies at 58 [OS]
1879 - Nathan C Meeker, US, poet/writer, murdered
1884 - Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies
Moby Dick Author Herman MelvilleMoby Dick Author Herman Melville (1891) 1891 - Herman Melville, writer (Billy Budd, Moby Dick), dies at 72
1895 - Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72
1899 - Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies
1902 - Emile Zola, French writer (Nana/Germinal/J'accuse), dies at 62
1903 - Jesus Monasterio, composer, dies at 67
1907 - Frederich I W L, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907), dies at 81
1911 - Louis Pincoffs, businessman/Dutch politician 1st-Chamber, dies
1914 - Stevan Mokranjac, composer, dies at 58
Bacteriologist Louis PasteurBacteriologist Louis Pasteur (1895) 1914 - Richard Sears, businessman (Sears, Roebuck and Company) (b. 1863)
1915 - Saitou Hajime, 3rd squad leader of the Shinsengumi died under name of Goro Fujita (b. 1844)
1918 - Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1858)
1918 - Freddie Stowers, American soldier (b. 1896)
1922 - Andrejs Jurjans, composer, dies at 65
1928 - Con Conrad, dies
1935 - W.K. Dickson, Scottish inventor (b. 1860)
1939 - Felicjan Szopski, composer, dies at 74
1942 - Evelyn Thatcher, dies
1943 - Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies
1943 - Fritzi Brunette, dies
1946 - Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies
1947 - Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58
1947 - William B Davidson, dies
1948 - EJ Ratcliffe, dies
1948 - Gregg Toland, cinematographer, dies at 44
1952 - Paul Hastings Allen, composer, dies at 68
Astronomer Edwin HubbleAstronomer Edwin Hubble (1953) 1953 - Edwin Hubble, American astronomer, first to announce existence of other galaxies, dies at 63
1954 - Bert Lytell, actor (Henry-One Man's Family), dies at 69
1954 - Morten Korch, dies
1955 - Arthur Donaldson, dies
1957 - Albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies
1957 - Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, composer, dies at 67
1959 - Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies
1959 - Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (b. 1901)
1961 - Michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54
1964 - George Dyson, composer, dies at 81
1964 - Harpo [Arthur] Marx, comedian (Marx Bros), dies at 75
1964 - Nacio Herb Brown, dies
1965 - Eddie Gribbon, actor (Keystone Kops), dies after long illness
1966 - Eric Fleming, actor (Gil-Rawhide), dies at 41
1966 - Lucky Millinder, bandleader/singer, dies
1968 - Corry Lievens, Flemish actress/playwright/dir (Blue Bird), dies at 64
1970 - Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52
1970 - John Roderigo Dos Passos, US writer (Manhattan Transfer), dies at 74
1972 - Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66
1973 - Mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
1973 - Norma Crane, actress (Rayola-Mr Peepers), dies of cancer at 44
1973 - Wystan H Auden, British/US writer (Spain/Platonic Blow), dies at 66
1974 - Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88
1975 - Agnes Windeck, dies
1975 - Sidney Fields, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 77
1978 - John Paul I, [Albino Luciano], Pope (1978), dies after 33 days as pope
1978 - Pope John Paul I (Albino Luciani), 263rd Catholic Pope, died
1979 - Jimmy McCulloch, guitarist (Wings), dies at 26
1981 - Rómulo Betancourt, President of Venezuela (b. 1908)
1982 - Larry Breeding, actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies on 36th birthday
1982 - Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
1986 - Carmen DeRue, entertainer, dies
1986 - Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
1987 - Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
1988 - Ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
1988 - Marjorie Bonner Lowry, actress (Reno, Poor Girls), dies at 83
1989 - Ferdinand E Marcos, president of Philippines (1965-86), dies at 72
Jazz Musician Miles DavisJazz Musician Miles Davis (1991) 1991 - Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65
1992 - Leech, mathematician, dies
1993 - Alfonso Balcazar, dies
1993 - Gustavo Brillembourg, Venez/US advocate, dies in an accident at 35
1993 - Peter De Vries, cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 83
1993 - Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)
1993 - Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)
1994 - Harry Saltzman, producer (Dr No, Nijinski), dies at 78
1994 - Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican PRI-politician, murdered at 48
1994 - Juliette Lady Huxley Baillot, author, dies at 96
1994 - Warwick Hutton, artist, dies at 55
1994 - Urmas Alender, Estonian singer and musician (b. 1953)
1995 - Eddy Grove, dies
1995 - Lynette Roberts, poet, dies at 86
1995 - Olive Gibbs, peace campaigner, dies at 77
1996 - Bob Gibson, folk singer, dies at 64
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre TrudeauPrime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (2000) 2000 - Pierre Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1919)
2002 - Patsy Mink, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1927)
2002 - Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman (Molson family), senator and sports executive (Montreal Canadiens) (b. 1907)
2003 - Althea Gibson, American tennis player (b. 1927)
2003 - Elia Kazan, Greek-born American film director (b. 1909)
2003 - George Odlum, Saint Lucian politician (b. 1934)
2004 - Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (b. 1924)
2004 - Scott Muni, American disc jockey (b. 1930)
2005 - Constance Baker Motley, American judge (b. 1921)
2007 - Wally Parks, Founder of the NHRA (b. 1913)
2008 - Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres)
2009 - Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor (b. 1956)
2009 - Guillermo Endara, former President of Panama (b. 1936)
2010 - Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)

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