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History Deaths on June 28

George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland
George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (b. 1665)


Alf Francis
Alf Francis, German-English motor racing mechanic and racing car constructor (b. 1918)


Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (b. 1863)


Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
Sophie, duchess of Hohenberg (b. 1868)


Friedrich Dollmann
Friedrich Dollmann, German general (b. 1882)


Velimir Khlebnikov
Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1885)


Alboin, Lombard king


Andronikos IV Palaiologos
Andronikos IV, Byzantine emperor (b. 1348)


Alexandros Rizos Rangavis
Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician, Greek Foreign Minister (b. 1810)


?tefan Luchian
?tefan Luchian, Romanian painter and educator (b. 1868)


Mickey Cochrane
Mickey Cochrane, American baseball player and manager (b. 1903)


Jake Swirbul
Jake Swirbul, American businessman, co-founded the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (b. 1898)


Gerhard von Scharnhorst
Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general and politician, Prussian Minister of War (b. 1755)


Eugene B. Fluckey
Eugene B. Fluckey, American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1913)


Edward Carpenter
Edward Carpenter, English poet and philosopher (b. 1844)


Abraham Ortelius
Abraham Ortelius, Flemish cartographer and geographer (b. 1527)


Mehmet Fuat Köprülü
Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Turkish historian and politician, 21st Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1890)


Mikhail Tal
Mikhail Tal, Latvian chess player (b. 1936)


James Madison
James Madison, American academic and politician, 4th President of the United States (b. 1751)


Scotty Moore
Scotty Moore, American guitarist (b. 1931)


Yunus Nadi Abal?o?lu
Yunus Nadi Abal?o?lu, Turkish journalist (b. 1879)


Yigael Yadin
Yigael Yadin, Israeli archaeologist, general, and politician (b. 1917)


Jules Armand Dufaure
Jules Armand Dufaure, French politician, 33rd Prime Minister of France (b. 1798)


Terry Fox
Terry Fox, Canadian runner and activist (b. 1958)


Kiichi Miyazawa
Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese lawyer and politician, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919)


Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, queen consort of Frederick William I (b. 1687)


Alexander Berkman
Alexander Berkman, American author and activist (d. 1870)


Buddy Ryan
Buddy Ryan, American football coach (b. 1931)


James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley
James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley, English rebel leader (b. c. 1463)


Joseph Bové
Joseph Bové, Russian architect, designed the Triumphal Arch of Moscow (b. 1784)


Domenico Fontana
Domenico Fontana, Italian architect (b. 1543)


Theodora (6th century)
Theodora I, Byzantine empress


Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony
Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony, (b. 1156)


Meshach Taylor
Meshach Taylor, American actor (b. 1947)


Red Nichols
Red Nichols, American cornet player, bandleader, and composer (b. 1905)


Joris Ivens
Joris Ivens, Dutch journalist, director, and producer (b. 1898)


Jack Carter (comedian)
Jack Carter, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)


Yonekura Shigetsugu
Yonekura Shigetsugu, Japanese samurai


George Unwin
George Unwin, English pilot and commander (b. 1913)


Robert Sabatier
Robert Sabatier, French author and poet (b. 1923)


Cy Morgan
Cy Morgan, American baseball player (b. 1878)


Wally Stanowski
Wally Stanowski, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1919)


Italo Balbo
Italo Balbo, Italian air marshal and politician (b. 1896)


Emperor Xiaozong of Song
Xiao Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 1127)


Andrey Bogolyubsky
Andrey Bogolyubsky, Russian Grand Prince (b. 1111)


Mortimer J. Adler
Mortimer J. Adler, American philosopher and author (b. 1902)


Nils Poppe
Nils Poppe, Swedish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1908)


Harlan Ellison
Harlan Ellison, American writer (b. 1934)


Kenneth Minogue
Kenneth Minogue, New Zealand-Australian political scientist and academic (b. 1930)


Stanislav Kostka Neumann
Stanislav Kostka Neumann, Czech writer, poet and journalist (b. 1875)


Douglas H. Johnston
Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation (b. 1856)


Maria Mitchell
Maria Mitchell, American astronomer and academic (b. 1818)


Tamás Katona
Tamás Katona, Hungarian historian and politician (b. 1932)


Jim Brosnan
Jim Brosnan, American baseball player (b. 1929)


Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt, American women's college basketball head coach (b. 1952)


Rod Serling
Rod Serling, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1924)


Primož Trubar
Primož Trubar, Slovenian author and reformer (b. 1508)


Michael P. Murphy
Michael P. Murphy, American lieutenant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1976)


José Iturbi
José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)


Victor Trumper
Victor Trumper, Australian cricketer (b. 1877)


Robert Byrd
Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician (b. 1917)


Yuan Shao
Yuan Shao, Chinese warlord


Texas Jack Omohundro
Texas Jack Omohundro, American soldier and hunter (b. 1846)


Billy Mays
Billy Mays, American TV personality (b. 1958)


Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales
Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 4th President of Brazil (b. 1841)


Jope Seniloli, Fijian politician, Vice-President of Fiji (b. 1939)
On Kawara, Japanese painter (b. 1933)
Seymour Barab, American cellist and composer (b. 1921)
David Rubitsky, American sergeant (b. 1917)
F. D. Reeve, American author and academic (b. 1928)
Ted Hood, American sailor and architect (b. 1927)
Doris Sams, American baseball player (b. 1927)
Leontine T. Kelly, American bishop (b. 1920)
Richard Isay, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1934)
A. K. Lohithadas, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)
Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1919)
Jim Baen, American publisher, founded Baen Books (b. 1943)
Brenda Howard, American activist (b. 1946)
Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912)
Joan Lowery Nixon, American journalist and author (b. 1927)
Jane Birdwood, Baroness Birdwood, Canadian-English publisher and politician (b. 1913)
Petri Walli, Finnish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1969)
Guy Nève, Belgian race car driver (b. 1955)
Lynd Ward, American author and illustrator (b. 1905)
Clifford Dupont, English-Rhodesian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)
Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Greek architect (b. 1913)
Franz Stangl, Austrian SS officer (b. 1908)
John Henry Colclough, Irish revolutionary (b. c. 1769)
Floris I, count of Holland
Taira no Tadatsune, Japanese governor
Cyneweard, bishop of Wells
Louis the Blind, Holy Roman emperor (b. 880)
Paul I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 700)
Leo II, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 611)