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1836James Madison, 4th US pres (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85

1914Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI

June 28th Deaths
Date Event
548
Theodora, dancer/empress of Byzantine (Nika-oproer), dies 
573
Alboin, king of Longobarden, probably poisoned by his wife 
767
Paul I, Italian Pope (757-67), dies 
1061
Floris I, count of Holland, dies 
1175
Andrei Bogolyubsky, Russian prince 
1194
Emperor Xiaozong of Song China (b. 1127) 
1385
Andronicus IV Paleologus, Byzantine anti-emperor, dies 
1389
Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia (b. 1329) 
1586
Primož Trubar, Slovenian Protestant reformer (b. 1508) 
1598
Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer, dies at 71 
1617
Johan Evertsen de Captain, Swiss admiral, dies in battle 
1714
Cornelis Chastelein, colonial director, dies at 56 
1714
Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86 
1716
George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665) 
1742
Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52 
1748
Marretje Arends, [Matje of Nieuwendijk], Amsterdam plunderer, hanged 
1748
Pieter van Dort, Amsterdam plunderer, hanged 
1776
Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged 
1788
Johann Christoph Vogel, composer, dies at 32 
1798
Pierre Dutillieu, composer, dies at 44 
1802
Johann J Angel, German author/director, dies at 60 
1806
Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer, dies at 64 
1813
Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prus min of War (1807-10), dies in battle 
1830
David Walker, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44 
1834
Joseph Bové, Russian architect (b. 1784) 
1836
James Madison, 4th US pres (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85 
1836
James Madison, 'Manos' the Hands of Fate 
1846
Adrian van de Ende, vicar/protestant reformer, dies at 77 
1855
Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86 
1857
Joseph Fischhof, composer, dies at 53 
1872
Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer, dies at 66 
1876
August W Ambros, Austria musicologist, dies at 59 
1880
Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy (b. 1846) 
1881
Jules Armand Dufaure, French statesman (b. 1798) 
1889
Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70 
1890
Edouard Gregoir, composer, dies at 67 
1891
Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer, dies at 63 
1892
Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (b. 1810) 
1904
Daniel Decatur Emmett, The Lone Ranger 
1909
Israel Durham, Phillies president dies 
1910
Gustave Leon Huberti, composer, dies at 67 
1913
Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841) 
1914
Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated 
1914
Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, led to declarations of war in WWI 
1914
Camillo Boito, Senso 
1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand,  
1914
Duchess Sophie von Hohenberg,  
1915
Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies 
1916
Ştefan Luchian, Romanian painter (b. 1868) 
1916
Thomas Russell Sullivan, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
1920
Marcia Moore, Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz 
1922
Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (b. 1885) 
1923
Jamshedji Framji Madan, Vasant Prabha 
1928
Leo Ditrichstein, The Great Lover 
1929
Edward Carpenter, English poet (b. 1844) 
1930
Joe Schenck, Gus Van and Joe Schenck 
1931
Edith Posca, Scherben 
1935
Ella La Cour, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
1937
Max Adler, Austrian socialist theorist, dies at 64 
1937
Madeline Brandeis, The Star Prince 
1937
Helen Lowell, Party Wire 
1938
Lazare Meerson, À Nous la Liberté 
1939
Bobby Vernon, Teddy at the Throttle 
1939
Harry Leon Wilson, Ruggles of Red Gap 
1940
Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44 
1941
Gaston Dubosc, Mon père avait raison 
1941
Richard Carle, Ninotchka 
1942
Bland Holt, The Breaking of the Drought 
1943
Marie Eve, The Golden Shower 
1943
James P. Spencer, Pueblo Terror 
1945
Moïse Simons, Office Space 
1946
Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident 
1946
Annette Perry, After Marriage 
1946
Antoinette Perry, Strictly Dishonorable 
1946
François Viguier, Arrêtez-moi! 
1946
Walter Johnson, Bright Eyes 
1947
Stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Anti-Guide), dies at 72 
1949
Luke Cosgrave, Welcome Home 
1950
Henry Balfour Gardiner, composer, dies at 72 
1950
Karl Junge-Swinburne, Zwei himmelblaue Augen 
1950
Karl Frey, Die arme Margret 
1950
Al Fordyce, The Courtesan 
1950
Edward Childs Carpenter, The Major and the Minor 
1951
Fumiko Hayashi, Floating Clouds 
1953
Neil McKinnon, The Phantom Horseman 
1953
Bill McLellan, The Grapes of Wrath 
1953
Ed Voight, Caged 
1954
Red deer, in Milwaukee Zoo, oldest known deer, dies at 26 
1954
Ludwig Schmitz, Der keusche Josef 
1954
Cláudio de Souza, Pátria e Bandeira 
1955
John Spikes, Road to Perdition 
1956
Hans Severinsen, Preludes to Ecstasy 
1957
Ede Poldini, composer, dies at 88 
1958
Alfred Noyes, British poet/essayist (Robin Hood), dies at 77 
1958
George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50 
1959
Eli Lehmann, Rosen 
1959
Hermann Leopoldi, The Peacemaker 
1960
Jake Swirbul, American aircraft manufacturer (b. 1898) 
1960
Louis Durham, A Crook's Sweetheart 
1961
Aurore Palmgren, Pimpernel Svensson 
1962
Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 
1962
Mickey Cochrane, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 
1963
Frank "Home Run" Baker, (hit 2 HRs in 1911 world series) dies at 77 
1963
Olive Sloane, Seven Days to Noon 
1964
King Calder, actor (Lt Grey-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64 
1965
[Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88 
1965
Red Nichols, American musician (b. 1905) 
1965
Red Nichols, Red Nichols & His World Famous Pennies 
1971
Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Serenity), dies at 78 
1971
Joseph Colombo, mobster, shot dead at 48 
1971
Franz Stangl, Austrian commandant of concentration camps (b. 1908) 
1972
David Lichine, Make Mine Music 
1974
Frank Sutton, actor (Sgt Vince Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC), dies at 50 
1975
Rod Serling, writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery), dies at 50 
1975
Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis, Greek architect (b. 1913) 
1975
Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (b. 1941) 
1975
Rod Serling, Planet of the Apes 
1976
Stanley Baker, actor (Accident, Guns of Navarone), dies at 49 
1978
Clifford Dupont, First President of Rhodesia (b. 1905) 
1978
Dini de Neef, Diary of a Hooker 
1978
Sandy Sandeen, She 
1978
Clinton Sandeen, The Diary of Anne Frank 
1978
Ernst Winar, De man op den achtergrond 
1979
Paul Dessau, German composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), dies at 84 
1979
Paul Keast, Hitchhiker 
1979
Stuart Schulberg, Nürnberg und seine Lehre 
1979
Natan Rakhlin, Taras Shevchenko 
1980
Heal Gahagan Douglas, (Rep-D-Ca), lost to Nixon, dies at 79 
1980
Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81 
1980
Yoshiro Irino, composer, dies at 58 
1980
José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895) 
1980
Helen Gahagan, She 
1980
Keijo Liinamaa, Episode dated 11 November 1971 
1980
Herbie Faye, Thoroughly Modern Millie 
1981
Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti, Iran Islamic Rep Party founder, bombed 
1981
Peter Paul Kreuder, German composer, dies at 75 
1981
Terry Fox, Canadian one-legged marathoner, dies of cancer at 22 
1981
Heinrich Strecker, Meine Tochter lebt in Wien 
1981
Mohammad Beheshti, For Liberty 
1981
Peter Kreuder, Inglourious Basterds 
1981
Svetlana Shcherbak, Devushka bez adresa 
1981
Martin Rosen, Der Mann auf meinem Rücken 
1982
Gerard[us M] Rutten, director (Sterren stralen overal), dies 
1982
Harry Mills, US, singer (Mills Brothers), dies at 70 
1982
Harry Mills, Jack Goes to Las Vegas 
1982
Gerard Rutten, Dood water 
1982
Seweryna Broniszówna, Miodowe miesiace z przeszkodami 
1982
Kosta Hlavaty, Jasenovac 
1983
Dan Milner, The Cross of Lorraine 
1983
Endre Orbók, Machita 
1983
György Kovásznai, Napló 
1983
Masaya Oki, Toward the Terra 
1983
Yuriy Dubrovin, Mirovoy paren 
1984
Therese Lewis, The Governess 
1984
Vaughn Ashen, All About Eve 
1984
Michael Mineo, Life with Father 
1984
Milan Chladil, Rebels 
1985
James Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74 
1985
Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (b. 1913) 
1985
Mischa Spoliansky, Magic in the Moonlight 
1985
Lynd Ward, The Silver Pony 
1985
Herman Boden, Siren of Atlantis 
1985
Labros Konstadaras, A Matter of Earnestness 
1985
James Craig, Kitty Foyle 
1986
Toney Watkins, Hair 
1986
Mireille Ozy, Napoleon Road 
1986
Gilberte Géniat, Diary of a Chambermaid 
1986
Herkie Styles, The Bellboy 
1987
Robey Cooper, What's Up, Doc? 
1987
Lev Milchin, The Tale of Tsar Saltan 
1987
Arus Asryan, Lusankar 
1988
Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies 
1988
Kurt Raab, Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? 
1989
Joris Ivens, director (Indonesia), dies at 90 
1989
Heinz Kammer, Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck 
1989
Alfredo Sadel, Tres balas perdidas 
1989
Jack Lacey, Hour of the Gun 
1989
Joris Ivens, Regen 
1989
Robert Goelet Jr., Rapture 
1989
Julius Klee, Kidnapper 
1989
Lee Lukather, Cat Ballou 
1990
Estelle Lamont, entertainer, dies 
1990
Herbert Jobst, Der Fremde 
1990
Erika Molny, Der Mörder 
1990
Pál Gyöngy, Légy jó mindhalálig 
1990
Dudu Pukwana, Nelson Mandela: An International Tribute for a Free South Africa 
1990
Elizabeth Keating, The Mad Parade 
1990
Estelle Bradley, Queens Wild 
1991
Ernie McCormick, cricketer (12 Tests for Australia), dies 
1991
Klas Bruinsma, clergyman, dies 
1991
Fermín Rivera, The Brave One 
1991
Nikolas Vogel, The Inheritors 
1992
Mikhail Tai, World chess champion (1960-61), dies at 55 
1992
Elizabeth Allen, Hollywood Goes to Town 
1992
Jeffrey Strouth, American Fabulous 
1992
Vitya Vronsky, Ginger & Rosa 
1992
John Piper, Out of Burning: The Rebirth of Coventry Cathderal 
1992
Sulev Nõmmik, Siin me oleme! 
1992
Lou LaCava, Tales of Terror 
1992
Joan Marshall, Court Martial 
1992
Mikhail Tal, Grossmeyster 
1993
Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Don Carlos), dies at 79 
1993
GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956) 
1993
GG Allin, Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies 
1993
Didi Perego, Kapò 
1993
Shawn Campbell, Rachel, Rachel 
1993
Gudrun Brost, The Virgin Spring 
1994
Fredericka Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan), dies at 90 
1994
William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44 
1994
Ulrik Neumann, Ny og sørgelig vise 
1994
Fredi Washington, Imitation of Life 
1994
Giancarlo Sbragia, The Bloodstained Butterfly 
1994
Richard Bickenbach, Charlotte's Web 
1994
Kurt Eichhorn, Philadelphia 
1994
Paul Whitson, The Trouble with Harry 
1995
Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83 
1995
Socorro Navarro, 'Pegando con tubo' 
1995
Bob Chandler, Super Bowl XV 
1995
Arne Mattsson, One Summer of Happiness 
1996
George Ghita Ionescu, academic, dies at 83 
1996
Michael Wishart, artist, dies at 68 
1996
Piers Gray, critic/writer, dies at 49 
1996
Ronald George Woodman, pilot, dies at 82 
1996
Willard F. McMurry, musician, dies at 89 
1996
Isao Yamagata, Seven Samurai 
1996
Martha La Venture, Flying Down to Rio 
1996
Ola Solum, Orion's Belt 
1996
André Weber, That Obscure Object of Desire 
1996
Stan Brodsky, Dirty Dancing Concert Tour 
1997
Gary DeVore, Running Scared 
1997
Paulina Lazareno, Episode #1.88 
1997
Rita Morley, The Edge of Night 
1998
Glenn Montgomery, New York Jets vs. Houston Oilers 
1998
Sam Niver, Live and Let Go: An American Death 
1998
Wilhelmina Skulska, Autobus odjezdza 6.20 
1998
Jonathan Benair, The Brave Little Toaster 
1999
Richard K. Polimer, Behind the High Wall 
1999
John Stears, Star Wars 
1999
John Woolf, Oliver! 
1999
Hilde Krahl, No Greater Love 
1999
Ruth Davidow, Forever Activists: Stories from the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade 
2000
Jane Birdwood, British anti-Semitic activist (b. 1913) 
2000
Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (b. 1908) 
2000
Nils Poppe, The Seventh Seal 
2000
Michael Ripper, The Mummy 
2000
Józef Tischner, Hear My Cry 
2000
Paulo Gil Soares, Proêzas de Satanás na Vila de Leva-e-Traz 
2000
Barry Franenberg, Payback 
2000
William Glock, The Keller Instinct 
2000
Branko Bonacci, Americka jahta u Splitskoj luci 
2001
Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (b. 1902) 
2001
Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930) 
2001
Václav Zahradník, S tebou me baví svet 
2001
Mortimer J. Adler, Mortimer Adler on 'The Closing of the American Mind' 
2001
Al Dempster, Mary Poppins 
2002
Robert S. Mendelsohn, Se7en 
2002
Darrel Presnell, The Severed Arm 
2002
Oleg Fandera, Doch Strationa 
2002
Roger Til, Stargate 
2002
Seija Karpiomaa, Episode dated 8 May 1960 
2002
William Dufty, Lady Sings the Blues 
2003
Wim Slijkhuis, Dutch athlete (b. 1923) 
2003
Pauline Flanagan, Night Train 
2003
Kevin Belcher, 1983 NFL Draft 
2003
George Baxt, The City of the Dead 
2003
Yacob Burgiu, Bud schastliva, Yuliya 
2004
Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912) 
2004
Marcel Jullian, The Great Promenade 
2004
Yara Lins, Geração em Fuga 
2004
Georges de Caunes, Episode dated 20 January 1960 
2004
Orien Heyward, She Asked for It 
2004
Anthony Buckeridge, Rex Milligan Raises the Roof 
2004
István Horvai, Az elsöszülött 
2004
Hisashi Nozawa, Violent Cop 
2004
Shannon Scudder-Pudleiner, Aladdin and the King of Thieves 
2005
Brenda Howard, American LGBT activist (b. 1946) 
2005
Kim FitzSimons, Wonder Showzen 
2005
Hayes Goetz, The Singing Nun 
2005
Guy Thomajan, The Pink Panther 
2005
Thomas D. Clark, For Generations to Come: The Wisdom of Thomas Clark 
2005
Rowland B. Wilson, Tarzan 
2006
Jim Baen, American science fiction publisher and editor (b. 1943) 
2006
George Page, American television host (b. 1935) 
2006
Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919) 
2006
George Unwin, British WWII fighter ace (b. 1913) 
2006
George Page, Nature 
2006
Lennie Weinrib, Bedknobs and Broomsticks 
2006
Emil Cossetto, Koncert 
2006
Fabián Bielinsky, Nine Queens 
2007
Eugene Bennett Fluckey, American Navy Submariner (b. 1913) 
2007
Kiichi Miyazawa, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919) 
2007
Abraham Klausner, The Long Way Home 
2007
Howard A. Schneider, Incident at Missile City 
2007
Shinji Nakae, Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ 
2007
Sven Lampell, The Yellow Squadron 
2007
Leo Burmester, The Abyss 
2008
Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model (b.1987) 
2008
Robert Seamans, Failure Is Not an Option 
2008
Richard Mailer, The Aphrodisans 
2008
Doane R. Hoag, Count the Hours 
2008
Josie Woods, The Nitwits on Parade 
2008
Robert Lewis Shayon, The Frame-Up 
2008
Irina Baronova, Toast to Love 
2008
Stig Olin, To Joy 
2008
Kc Haywood, AgAu 
2009
Billy Mays, American television pitchman (b. 1958) 
2009
Fred Travalena, American comedian and impressionist (b. 1942) 
2009
A. K. Lohithadas, Indian screenwriter, director, and producer (b. 1955) 
2009
Tom Wilkes, Grand Theft Parsons 
2009
Larisa Moravskaya, Koney na pereprave ne menyayut 
2009
Billy Mays, Tool Guys 
2009
Liisa Vuoristo, Iita tehtaantyttö 
2009
Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas, Kasthuriman 
2009
Fred Travalena, Baby Races 
2009
Hans Hass Jr., Jungfrauen-Report 
2009
Hyun Mok Yoo, The Daughters of Kim's Pharmacy 
2010
Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943) 
2010
Robert Byrd, American politician (b. 1917) 
2010
Bill Aucoin, Dark Floors 
2010
Joseph Musil, Primer Santa Ana 
2010
Robert Byrd, Gods and Generals 
2010
Joya Sherrill, Time for Joya! 
2010
Jane Owen, Countryside Revolution 
2010
Jon Krigsholm, Operaatio Interheil 
2010
Wolfgang Weber, Lohengrin 
2011
Angélico Vieira, 20.13: Purgatory 
2011
Herb Tanney, Victor Victoria 
2011
Osamu Kobayashi, Story of the Alps: My Annette 
2011
Valentinas Klimas, Igor Savvovich 
2011
Bonnie Blair, The Falcon's Alibi 
2012
Bob Banfield, Eyewitness News 
2012
Gunnel Broström, Wild Strawberries 
2012
Fred Paroutaud, Ten Tons of Trouble 
2012
Piet Ekel, Een, to, tre... heups 
2012
Eric Gaudibert, Polenta 
2012
Robert Sabatier, La sainte farce 
2012
Ruifang Zhang, Li Shuangshuang 
2012
Stephen Dwoskin, Pain Is... 
2012
Richard Isay, Why Am I Gay?: Stories of Coming Out in America 
2012
Gunnar Eide, Det største spillet 
2012
Ruth Casey, Annie 
2012
Amato Lamberti, Vedi Napoli e poi muori 
2012
Ivan Karp, Who Gets to Call It Art? 
2013
Silvi Vrait, Pingul keel 
2013
Matt Osborne, Starrcade 
2013
Charlotte Brosnan, The Nephew 
2013
Jean Dasque, Âme qui vive 
2013
Tamás Katona, Istennél a kegyelem 
2014
Lois Geary, The Last Stand 
2014
Jim Brosnan, Ball Four 
2014
Meshach Taylor, Mannequin 
2014
Seymour Barab, Everyone Says I Love You 
2014
Henrik Poulsen, Et stykke på vej 
2014
Lars Kühler, 47:an Löken blåser på! 
2015
Ben Wattenberg, The First Measured Century 
2015
Jack Carter, Alligator 
2015
Pete Athas, Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills 
2015
Dietrich Haugk, Gerechtigkeit in Worowogorsk 
2016
Ryan Jimmo, Former UFC Fighter, Dies at Age 34 
2016
Peter Morley, director behind coverage of Churchill funeral, dies aged 91 
2017
Michael Nyqvist, Swedish star of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, dies aged 56 
2018
Joe Jackson, father of Michael, Janet and their Jackson 5 brothers, dies aged 89 
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