Deaths on August 28

xxxx :Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75
xxxx :Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
xxxx :Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed
1065 :Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)
1481 :Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
1484 :Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered
1539 :Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75
1544 :Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53
1550 :Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies
1646 :Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
1647 :Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53
1654 :Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
1676 :Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57
1677 :Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54
1767 :Johann Schobert, composer, dies
1778 :Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies
1793 :Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
1798 :James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55
1803 :Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
1818 :Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
1885 :Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66
1900 :Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies
1903 :August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70
1914 :Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS]
1914 :Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59
1916 :Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies
1919 :Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
1922 :Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80
1930 :Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
1943 :Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 :Ernst Th„lmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
1951 :Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32
1955 :Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
1958 :Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
1959 :Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68
1960 :Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81
1961 :Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
1964 :Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1964 :Lumsden Hare, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox), dies at 89
1967 :Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
1967 :Paul Muni [Muni Weisenfreund] actor (Good Earth), dies at 71
1968 :John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
1968 :Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58
1969 :Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74
1971 :Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
1972 :William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29
1978 :Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78
1979 :Simonow, writer, dies
1982 :G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
1982 :Nini de Bo‰l, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84
1983 :Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
1985 :Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
1987 :John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
1988 :Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
1988 :Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies
1990 :Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies
1991 :Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
1991 :Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies
1993 :Ren‚ Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
1994 :David Wright, poet, dies at 74
1994 :Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered
1994 :Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25
1995 :Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85
1995 :Michael Ende, German writer (Neverending Story), dies at 65
1995 :Michael VerMeulen, journalist, dies at 38
1996 :Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50
1996 :Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89



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