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Notable Deaths on October 28th

1704John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of government), dies at 72

2006Red Auerbach, American basketball coach and executive, dies of a heart attack at 89

1818Abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies of typhoid fever at 73

312Maxentius, Roman emperor (306-312), drowns at the Battle of Milvian Bridge at 34

October 28th Deaths
Date Event
312
Maxentius, Roman emperor (306-312), drowns at the Battle of Milvian Bridge at 34 
900
Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies 
1138
Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies 
1225
Jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155) 
1312
Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen 
1412
Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353) 
1520
Pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter 
1568
Ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539) 
1627
Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India, dies 
1637
Foppe van Aitzema, diplomat, dies at about 57 
1639
Stefano Landi, Italian composer (b. 1587) 
1639
Stefano Landi, Il sant' Alessio 
1646
William Dobson, English painter (b. 1610) 
1661
Agustín Moreto y Cavana, Spanish playwright (b. 1518) 
1669
Agustín Moreto, Less Is More 
1676
Jean Desmarets, French writer (b. 1595) 
1703
John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (wig of W), dies 
1704
John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of government), dies at 72 
1708
Prince George of Denmark, Consort of Queen Anne of England (b. 1653) 
1716
Stephen Fox, British politician (b. 1627) 
1740
Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 
1754
Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (b. 1708) 
1755
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65 
1763
Heinrich, count von Brühl, German statesman (b. 1700) 
1768
Michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68 
1779
Raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66 
1792
Paul Möhring, German physician and scientist (b. 1710) 
1792
John Smeaton, British civil engineer (b. 1724) 
1800
Artemas Ward, American politician and soldier (b. 1727) 
1806
Charlotte Turner Smith, British poet and novelist (b. 1749) 
1818
Abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies of typhoid fever at 73 
1841
Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (b. 1792) 
1852
Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 
1854
James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67 
1857
Louis Eugène Cavaignac, French soldier and politician (b. 1802) 
1875
William Howard Glover, composer, dies at 56 
1877
Johann Herbeck, composer, dies at 45 
1877
Robert Swinhoe, British naturalist (b. 1835) 
1879
Marie Roch Louis Reybaud, French writer (b. 1799) 
1897
Hercules Robinson, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89,1895-97), dies at 72 
1899
C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies 
1899
Ottmar Mergenthaler, German-born inventor (tuberculosis) (b. 1854) 
1899
Grant Allen, Die Frau mit dem schlechten Ruf 
1900
Max Müller, German-born orientalist (b. 1823) 
1905
Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies 
1905
Alphonse Allais, Neither Seen Nor Recognized 
1914
Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64 
1914
Richard Heuberger, Opernball 
1916
Cleveland Abbe, American meteorologist (b. 1838) 
1916
Oswald Boelcke, German pilot (b. 1891) 
1916
Oswald Boelcke, Who Killed the Red Baron? 
1917
Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (b. 1831) 
1918
Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician (b. 1845) 
1918
Walt Rosenberg, Taifun 
1919
Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies 
1922
Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies 
1923
Joe Roberts, Our Hospitality 
1924
Édouard de Max, Athalie 
1927
Eaton Faning, composer, dies at 77 
1928
Mari K. Demjén, White Rose 
1929
Hermann Ungar, writer, dies at 36 
1929
Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1849) 
1932
Margaret Brown,  
1933
E.H. Sothern, An Enemy to the King 
1936
E G Winkler, writer, dies 
1938
Kirstine Kilian, Den forelskede Gullaschbaron 
1938
Fred Kohler, Underworld 
1939
Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46 
1939
Aggie Herring, Oliver Twist 
1939
Alice Brady, My Man Godfrey 
1940
Andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71 
1941
Edmée Favart, Mannequins 
1942
Ferdinand Exl, Speckbacher 
1944
Kurt Gerron, The Blue Angel 
1945
Gilbert Emery, A Farewell to Arms 
1946
Charlotte Stevens, Fantasy 
1950
O.G. Hill, Thundering Hoofs 
1951
Mady Christians, Letter from an Unknown Woman 
1951
Ernie Lotinga, Love Up the Pole 
1951
Leo de Pokorny, The Man with a Load of Mischief 
1951
Thyra Leijman-Uppström, Skepparkärlek 
1951
Francis Lister, Mutiny on the Bounty 
1952
Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1862) 
1953
Kullervo Hurttia, Huijarien huvittavat huiputtajat 
1953
Eleanor Washington, A Rightful Theft 
1954
Elmer Doyea, The Lady Gambles 
1954
Elmer Dewey, Shadows of Chinatown 
1954
Lajos Nagy, Egy tál lencse 
1955
Dick Finch, Somebody Loves Me 
1956
Thomas Monk, Peter Ibbetson 
1957
Anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game 
1959
Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies 
1959
Egon Kornauth, composer, dies at 68 
1959
Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (b. 1932) 
1959
Oluf Bang, Familien Olsen 
1959
Francis 'Bunny' Weldon, Broadway Nights 
1960
Michael Hitchman, Episode #1.7 
1962
Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48 
1963
Mart Saar, composer, dies at 81 
1964
Reginald Horace Blyth, Zen teacher/scholar, dies in Japan at 66 
1965
Ben Barka, Moroccan opposition leader, kidnapped & murdered in Paris 
1965
Earl Bostic, American saxophonist (b. 1913) 
1965
Earl Bostic, Smoke 
1968
Henricus WJM Keuls, lawyer/poet, dies at 85 
1969
Constance Dowling, actress (Blind Spot), dies of cardiac arrest at 49 
1970
Baby Huey, [James Ramey], vocalist (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies 
1970
Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer, dies at 99 
1971
Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74 
1973
Taha Hussein, Egyptian writer (b. 1889) 
1973
Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883) 
1975
Georges Carpentier, French boxer (b. 1894) 
1975
Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (b. 1932) 
1978
Geoffrey Unsworth, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1978
Cory Osceola, Wind Across the Everglades 
1978
Rukmani Devi, Mathabhedaya 
1978
Carlos Cotrim, Mãos Sangrentas 
1978
Margareta Fahlén, Woman in White 
1979
Arnold Soboloff, Silent Movie 
1980
Leon Janney, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World, Hawk), dies at 63 
1980
Jeanne Baker, 13 Ghosts 
1980
Edwin J. Fancey, London Entertains 
1980
Leon Janney, Another World 
1981
Gerhard Gregor, Auf der Reeperbahn nachts um halb eins 
1981
Renaat Verbruggen, Daar is maar een land 
1981
Roger Riffard, Buffet Froid 
1983
Otto Messmer, Felix in Hollywood 
1984
Avril Cameron, The Buccaneer 
1985
Arletta Duncan, The Fighting Champ 
1985
Paul Edwin Roth, Die blaue Mütze 
1985
Pascual Pelliciota, El arreglo 
1985
Gabriel Curtiz, The Frisco Kid 
1985
Stanford Holme, As You Like It 
1985
Axel Thue, Rikard Nordraak 
1985
Elga Brink, Im Banne der Berge 
1986
Margaretha "Marga" Klompe, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74 
1986
John Braine, British novelist (b. 1922) 
1986
Ian Marter, Genesis of the Daleks: Part One 
1986
Maurice Spitalny, Chocolat 
1986
Anatoliy Ignatyev, I Me Wed 
1986
Harry Rydberg, Loffe som miljonär 
1986
Eddie Waring, It's a Celebrity Knockout 1981 
1986
John Braine, Room at the Top 
1986
Janusz Kuzniarski, Przywrócony do zycia 
1986
Robert Arthur, The Big Heat 
1987
Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91 
1987
Woody Herman, US jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74 
1987
Stanoje Dusanovic, U raskoraku 
1987
Norman Nazarr, Abracadabra 
1988
Jerald Intrator, Satan in High Heels 
1988
Pietro Annigoni, Terry-Thomas in Tuscany 
1989
Tom Seller, Pound of Flesh 
1989
Liam Redmond, Barry Lyndon 
1989
Martin Brandt, Judgment at Nuremberg 
1989
Henry Hall, Jeepers Creepers 
1990
Canuto Mendes de Almeida, Fogo de Palha 
1990
Gervasio, Viña 1983: Noche 6 
1990
Hamish Menzies, A Man's Affair 
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, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78 
1991
John Kobal, Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess 
1991
Sylvia Fine, The Five Pennies 
1992
Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57 
1992
Guy Pastor, Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story 
1992
Erkki Pajala, Ariel 
1992
Joan Maloney, Singin' in the Rain 
1992
Rudolf Mukhin, Kuryer na Vostok 
1992
Jerzy Jesionowski, Miejsce dla jednego 
1992
Ted Thomas, Nightmare in the Sun 
1992
Savannah Bentley, Child's Play 
1993
Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22 
1993
Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80 
1993
Waclaw Stepien, Sprawa do zalatwienia 
1993
San Christopher, A Christmas Ballad 
1993
Doris Lussier, Big Red 
1993
Peeter Lilje, Lurich 
1993
Simone Gerbier, Domino 
1994
Sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies 
1994
Agnes Fink, Das falsche Gewicht 
1995
Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79 
1995
Katsumasu Roy Sakioka, propery owner, dies at 96 
1995
Veola Vonn, Bars and Stripes 
1995
Kaja Ignjatovic, Hanka 
1995
Julien Bertheau, That Obscure Object of Desire 
1995
K. Craig Innes, Beginnings 
1995
Stanislaw Bielinski, Prom do Szwecji 
1995
Walter Eysselinck, The Victims 
1995
Augusto Bonardo, Buenos Aires, verano 1912 
1995
Gisela Schlüter, Das Beste aus Zwischenmahlzeit 
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 
1996
Morey Amsterdam, Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol 
1996
Tove Waltenburg, Avsnitt 28 
1996
Dick Baldwin, Mr. Moto's Gamble 
1996
Miriam Kressyn, The Jester 
1996
Franca Magnani, Freak Orlando 
1997
Toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71 
1997
Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915) 
1997
Norman Wright, Inherit the Wind 
1997
Klaus Wunderlich, House! 
1997
Paul Jarrico, Thousands Cheer 
1997
Violet Axzelle, The Girl from Bohemia 
1998
James Goldman, American screenwriter/playwright (The Lion in Winter) dies of a heart attack at 71 
1998
Ted Hughes, British Poet Laureate dies aged 68 
1998
Bessie Loo, Mr. Wong in Chinatown 
1998
James Goldman, The Lion in Winter 
1998
Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant 
1998
Ingeborg Naß, Truthahn-Story 
1998
Aloiz Brench, Zitaru dzimta 
1999
Eric Lander, The Kite Dropper 
1999
Rafael Alberti, The Ghost Lady 
1999
Howard Browne, The St. Valentine's Day Massacre 
1999
Ted Scott, Plato's Stepchildren 
1999
Miroslaw Kijowicz, Klatki 
1999
Hugh Benson, Logan's Run 
2000
Lída Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914) 
2000
Andujar Cedeno, Dominican baseball player for the Houston Astros (b. 1969) 
2000
Carlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (b. 1912) 
2000
Irving Phillips, Song of the Open Road 
2000
Josef Felder, The Nazis: A Warning from History 
2000
Georges Poujouly, Forbidden Games 
2000
Patricia Joudry, The Restless Years 
2000
Anthony Lee, Liar Liar 
2000
Alice Yourman, Guiding Light 
2000
Edith Peters, The Taming of the Scoundrel 
2000
Lída Baarová, I Vitelloni 
2000
Johnny Lehmann, Island in the Sky 
2000
Aare Laanemets, Suvi 
2000
Eugene Barragy, Psycho 
2000
Daphne Lilly Anstey, The Magical Eye 
2000
Pepi Springer, Salsa 
2000
Aleksandar Petkovic, WR: Mysteries of the Organism 
2001
Gerard Hengeveld, Dutch composer (b. 1910) 
2001
Grigoriy Chukhray, Ballad of a Soldier 
2001
Larry Jost, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 
2001
Ivan de Albuquerque, Todas as Mulheres do Mundo 
2001
Leonard Melfi, Lady Liberty 
2001
Siani Lee, Eyewitness News 
2001
Djuro Termacic, Nevidljivi covek 
2002
Margaret Booth, American film editor (b. 1898) 
2002
Erling Persson, Swedish entrepreneur (b. 1917) 
2002
Marianne Kehlau, Wasserratten 
2002
Jack Barton, Crossroads 
2002
Shaun Michelle, Roller Blade 
2002
Zeph Gladstone, Episode #1.2824 
2002
Lawrence Dobkin, Patton 
2002
Margaret Booth, Mutiny on the Bounty 
2002
Marie Worsham, The Case of the Deadly Verdict 
2003
Nora Ney, Carnaval Atlântida 
2003
Aksel Orav, Veealused karid 
2003
Ben Heuer, De weg naar het hart 
2003
Charlotte Bronstein, David and Hazel: A Story in Communication 
2003
Alexander Raychev, Tova se sluchi na ulitzata 
2003
Oliver Sain, Chooch 
2004
Jimmy McLarnin, Northern Irish-born boxer (b. 1907) 
2004
Gil Melle, The Andromeda Strain 
2004
Bryan Blackburn, A Royal Gala Variety Performance 
2004
Dick Ensslen, Lady Liberty 
2004
Jimmy McLarnin, Big City 
2004
Alice Fraser, Starlight Hotel 
2004
Barry Odom, Amistad 
2004
Charles F. Wheeler, Silent Running 
2004
Graham Roberts, A Taste of Honey 
2004
Maria Fiore, Two Cents Worth of Hope 
2005
Eugene K. Bird, German prison director (b. 1926) 
2005
Bob Broeg, American sports writer (b. 1918) 
2005
Raymond Hains, French artist (b. 1926) 
2005
Tony Jackson, American basketball player (b. 1942) 
2005
Fernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (b. 1922) 
2005
Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929) 
2005
Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1943) 
2005
Ljuba Tadic, The Battle of Sutjeska 
2005
Robert F. Botts Sr., A Line in the Sand 
2005
Harold Dyrenforth, Hitler Invades Poland (September 1, 1939) 
2005
Tahsin Özgüç, Hittites 
2005
Bob Broeg, 100 Years of the World Series 
2005
Phil Brito, Music Man 
2005
Zénaïde Rossi, Day for Night 
2006
Red Auerbach, American basketball coach and executive, dies of a heart attack at 89 
2006
Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (b. 1955) 
2006
Marijohn Wilkin, American songwriter (b. 1920) 
2006
Richard R. St. Johns, The Final Countdown 
2006
Marie Selland, Invasion of the Body Snatchers 
2006
Terry Clairmont, Mean Guns 
2006
Red Auerbach, Amazing Grace and Chuck 
2006
Tina Aumont, Fellini's Casanova 
2006
Marijohn Wilkin, Legion 
2006
Simon Barnes, Episode #2.6 
2006
Trevor Berbick, Episode dated 22 November 1986 
2007
Porter Wagoner, American country singer (b. 1927) 
2007
Sandy Berke Jordan, The Godfather: Part II 
2007
Guido Nicheli, Madman at War 
2007
Florence Ung, Charlie Chan at the Circus 
2007
Jimmy Makulis, Autofahrer unterwegs 
2007
Porter Wagoner, Nebraska 
2007
Sten Torsten Thuul, The Devil's Eye 
2008
John Ripley, Patton, Puller and Franks 
2008
Dina Cocea, The Soimaresti Clan 
2008
John Gilbert Rollason, A Little Inside 
2008
Ilus Vay, A vadon fia 
2008
Buck Adams, Uninhibited 
2008
Nicolas Bataille, Mon Oncle 
2008
Edd Stavjanik, Zwischenfall in Antiochia 
2008
Jack Thompson, The Winning Hand 
2008
Clairette, The Well-Digger's Daughter 
2009
Heiner Gautschy, Bei sich zu Hause in Ascona: Robert Siodmak, Filmregisseur 
2009
Carmine Fiore, Appointment with Death 
2009
Igor Bokhovko, Ya tebya nenavizhu 
2009
Roy DeCarava, Conversations with Roy DeCarava 
2009
Paavo Nurmi, Armi ja Gil Turussa 
2009
Bernarda de Utrera, Kika 
2010
James MacArthur, American actor (b. 1937) 
2010
Gerard Kelly, Scottish actor (b. 1959) 
2010
Jonathan Motzfeldt, Greenlander statesman (b. 1938) 
2010
Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934) 
2010
Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist (b. 1932) 
2010
Gerard Kelly, Ae Fond Kiss... 
2010
Jonathan Motzfeldt, Dronningen og prinsen med Frederik og Mary i Grønland 
2010
Robert Ellenstein, North by Northwest 
2010
Ehud Netzer, Herod's Lost Tomb 
2010
Mike Craig, The Best of Morecambe & Wise 
2010
James MacArthur, Swiss Family Robinson 
2010
Stanislaw Lenartowicz, Cala naprzód 
2010
Jack Brokensha, Quadroon 
2010
Michael Sharvell-Martin, The Best of Benny Hill 
2010
Aleksandr Mikhaylushkin, Vnutrenniy vrag 
2011
Gregor Frenkel Frank, Carrière! 
2011
Mark Barragar, Valence Theory 
2011
Beryl Davis, Jerry Gray and the Band of Today 
2011
R.F. Benson, Gus Corbin 
2011
Rex Benson, Hooper 
2011
Mathias Reitz, The Most Dangerous Match 
2011
Jirí Grusa, Bohemia docta aneb Labyrint sveta a lusthauz srdce (Bozská komedie) 
2011
Willy Declercq, Willy Declercq 
2011
Galen Thompson, Sidekicks 
2011
Bernardo Jablonski, Elite Squad 
2012
Jack Dellal, British property investor/multi-millionaire, dies from natural causes at 83 
2012
Merry Anders, All That Heaven Allows 
2012
Sharon Holmes, Battle of the Sexes: The Good, the Bad, and the Notorious 
2012
Eduard Bindas, Janosik 
2012
Bob Brunner, The Other Sister 
2013
Ike Skelton, American politician, dies from pneumonia at 81 
2013
Rajendra Yadav, Sara Akash 
2013
José Gobello, Gricel. Un amor en tiempo de tango. 
2013
Stephen Kitaen, The Trouble with Barry 
2013
Ike Skelton, Episode dated 13 October 2009 
2013
Tommy Gumina, Harry James and His Music Makers 
2013
Layne Redmond, Mnemosyne 
2013
Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Avant la bataille 
2013
Ferdinand Havlík, Escape in the Wind 
2013
Bonnie Disick, The Kardashians Take NYC 
2014
Eberhard Prüter, Sketch-up 
2014
Garry Brown, Humphrey Lyttelton: The Jazz Musicians' Jazz Musician 
2014
Romualdas Granauskas, Vortex 
2014
Bohdan Borewicz, Panny z Wilka 
2014
Galway Kinnell, Greenwich Village Writers: The Bohemian Legacy 
2015
British actor and Tommy Hilfiger model Sam Sarpong dies aged 40 after leaping off a bridge 
2015
Inner City Life singer Diane Charlemagne dies aged 51 after battle with cancer 
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