October 28 Deaths in History - October 28 Birthdays - October 28 Events
2004 Graham Roberts, English Actor
2000 Anthony Dwain Lee, actor, dies at 39
1997 Toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71
1996 Jack Tinker, drama critic, dies at 58
1996 Morey Amsterdam, comedian (Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 87
1996 William Downie Forrest, journalist, dies at 94
1995 Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79
1995 Katsumasu Roy Sakioka, propery owner, dies at 96
1994 Sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies
1993 Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22
1993 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80
1992 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
1991 Dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies
1991 G L Vitto entertainer, dies at 69
1991 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
1991 Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's, Jr. Miss (1972), dies at 37
1991 Sylvia Fine Kaye, U.S. lyricist/composer, dies at 78
1987 Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
1987 Woody Herman, U.S. jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74
1986 Margaretha "Marga" Klompe, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74
1986 John Braine, British Novelist
1980 Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63
1971 Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
1970 Baby Huey, James Ramey, vocalist (Baby Huey and Babysitters), dies
1970 Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer, dies at 99
1969 Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49
1968 Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85
1965 Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped and murdered in Paris
1964 Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66
1963 Mart Saar, composer, organist, combined folk music with contemporary sounds, composed choir, solo, piano music, dies at 81
1962 Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48
1959 Egon Kornauth, composer, dies at 68
1957 Anthony J Morabito, co-owner of San Francisco '49ers, dies while watching a game
1952 William Morris Hughes, Australian Politician
1940 Andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71
1939 Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46
1936 E G Winkler, writer, dies
1929 Furst Bernhard von Bulow, Prime Minister Prussia 1900 - 1909, dies at 80
1929 Hermann Ungar, writer, dies at 36
1927 Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77
1922 Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies
1914 Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64
1912 Edgar Tinel, Flemish composer (Le chant Gregorien), dies at 58
1905 Alphonse Allais, French humorist and writer (Le chat noir), dies
1900 Max Muller, German Educator
1899 C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies
1897 Hercules Robinson, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89,1895-97), dies at 72
1877 Johann Herbeck, composer, dies at 45
1875 William Howard Glover, composer, dies at 56
1854 James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67
1852 Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57
1841 Sandor Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Boldog Szerelem), dies at 69
1818 Abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73
1806 Charlotte Turner Smith, English Poet
1779 Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66
1768 Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68
1755 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65
1754 Friedrich von Hagedorn, poet (Fabeln und Erzahlungen), dies at 46
1740 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
1704 John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of government), dies at 72
1703 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies
1637 Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57
1627 Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies
1589 Jean-Antoine de Baif, French poet (Carminum Liber I), dies at 57
1520 Great Worm, Worm Gerlefs Donia, Fries boer/rebel leader, dies
1138 Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, scheefmond, duke of Poland, dies
900 Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies




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