May 28 Deaths in History - May 28 Birthdays - May 28 Events
2003 Martha Scott, actress, Our Town, dies at 86
2003 Ilya Prigogine, Belgian Physicist
2002 Jean Berger, composer, pianist, professor, studied at Heidelberg, Vienna universities, dies at 91
2002 Mildred Wirt Benson, journalist/writer, wrote many early Nancy Drew books, dies at 96
2001 Joe Moakley, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1973 - 2001, died of Myelodysplastic syndrome
1998 Phil Hartman, comic, Saturday Night Live, dies at 49
1996 John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
1996 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
1995 Daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57
1995 Henning Kronstam, ballet dancer, performed over 120 roles with Royal Danish Ballet for over 20 years, dies at 60 of a pulmonary embolism
1995 Jean Elizabeth Leuckert Muir, designer dressmaker, dies at 66
1995 Jean Muir, (Dress Queen), British model, dies at 66
1994 Julius Boros, pro golfer (U.S. Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74
1994 Rita Gillespie, tV Director, dies at 65
1993 Billy Conn, boxer/actor (Pittsburgh Kid), dies at 75
1991 Brigitte B Fischer, writer, dies
1991 Ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chicago Defender), dies at 79
1990 Giorgio Manganelli, writer, dies at 67
1990 Hussein Bin Onn, 1st minister of Malasia (1976-81), dies
1990 Joseph Hardy, actor and director (Tree Grows in Brooklyn), dies at 71
1987 Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
1986 Lurene Tuttle, actress (Father of Bride, Julia), dies at 79
1984 Eric Morecambe, British comedian (Morecambe and Wise), dies at 58
1981 Mary Lou Williams, black musician, dies at 71 in Durham NC
1981 Stefan Wyszynski, Polish Cardinal, dies
1977 Jiri Reinberger, composer, dies at 63
1975 Eric Emerson, entertainer, dies
1975 Roy Roberts, actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), dies at 75
1973 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Germ composer and conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
1973 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/U.S. art critic sculptor, dies at 81
1972 Edward VIII, King of Great Britian/Northern Ireland/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77
1972 King Edward VIII, English Royalty
1971 Audie Murphy, actor (Whispering Smiths), dies at 46
1969 Rhys Williams, actor 'Nightmare', 'Okinawa', 'Corn is Green', dies at 71
1964 John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), dies at 76
1963 Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer, dies at 60
1958 Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer, dies at 77
1954 Achille Longo, composer, dies at 54
1946 Carter Glass, American Politician
1944 Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42
1942 Jean F van Royen, German secretary PTT (camp Amersfoort), dies
1940 Adriaan J Enschede, dir (Dutch printers Joh Enschede), dies at 50
1940 Randle Ayrton, actor (Manx Man), dies at 70
1940 Theodor Streicher, composer, dies at 65
1940 Walter Connolly, actor (It Happened One Night, Good Earth), dies at 53
1937 Alfred Adler, Austria psychiatrist (Individual Psychology), dies at 67
1927 Georges Eekhoud, Belgian writer (Belgian Kempen), dies
1922 Carl Tieke, composer, dies at 58
1921 Geo Mestdagh, Belgian aviation pioneer, dies
1914 Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer, dies at 76
1913 Lord Avebury, John Lubbock, British banker/politician, dies
1913 John Lubbock, British Statesman
1911 Stephanus J du Toit, So Afr theologist/journalist (Afr Bond), dies
1898 Edward Bellamy, U.S. author (Looking Backward), dies
1890 Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer, dies at 49
1889 Willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37
1883 August Freyer, composer, dies at 79
1864 Henry H Giesy, U.S. Union-Brigadier-General, dies in battle
1863 Edmund Kirby, Jr., Union Brigadier-General, dies of injuries at 23
1862 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]
1849 Anne Bronte, novelist, dies
1843 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84
1838 Thomas Busby, composer, dies
1836 Anton Reicha, composer, dies at 66
1833 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer, dies at 74
1808 Richard Hurd, English Writer
1805 Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62
1791 Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57
1787 Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67
1747 Luc de Clapiers, born in Aix-en-Provence, France, writer, essayist, moralist, considered a modern Stoic, believed mankind is noble, employed epigrammic language to express observations of human conduct and motives, dies in Paris
1685 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
1650 Gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59
1534 Dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83
1521 Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62
1357 Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66
1317 Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63
1259 Christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies
1089 Lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies




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