Died On April 28th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 28. The list includes people like Benito Mussolini, Baji Rao I, Johannes Peter Müller, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Chairil Anwar. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, soldiers and physicists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from Germany, United States, United Kingdom & Indonesia and many more countries.
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 1 
Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Benito Mussolini
(Dictator of Italy and Principal Founder of Fascism Who Was Prime Minister of Italy from 1922 to 1943.)
Benito Mussolini
99
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Predappio, Italy
Died: 1945
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Brandon Burlsworth
(American Football Offensive Lineman)
Brandon Burlsworth
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrison, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Gavrilo Princip
(Assassinator of Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
Gavrilo Princip
25
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Obljaj
Died: 1918
 5 
Baji Rao I
(Peshwa of Maratha Empire from 1720 to 1740)
Baji Rao I
6
Birthdate: August 18, 1700
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sinnar, Maharashtra, India
Died: 1740
 6 
John Singleton
(Director)
John Singleton
7
Birthdate: January 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Rory Calhoun
7
Birthdate: August 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 8 
Ken Curtis
(Singer)
Ken Curtis
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Jim Valvano
(Basketball player)
Jim Valvano
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 1993
 10 
Belle Gunness
(Serial Killer)
Belle Gunness
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: 1908
 11 
Francis Bacon
(Painter)
Francis Bacon
5
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1992
 12 
Dabbs Greer
5
Birthdate: April 2, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fairview, Missouri, United States
Died: 2007
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Mary Read
(One of the Famous Female Pirates of 18th Century)
Mary Read
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1685 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1721
 14 
Jill Gascoine
(Known for Her Role of 'Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes' in the TV Series ‘The Gentle Touch’)
Jill Gascoine
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: 2020
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 15 
Ed Begley
(Actor)
Ed Begley
2
Birthdate: March 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: 1970
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Mohammed Daoud Khan
(1st President of Afghanistan)
Mohammed Daoud Khan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kabul
Died: 1978
 17 
Fuad I of Egypt
(Sultan of Egypt)
Fuad I of Egypt
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1936
 18 
Josiah Willard Gibbs
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1903
 19 
Lou Thesz
(Professional wrestler)
Lou Thesz
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Banat, Michigan, United States
Died: 2002
 20 
Patricia Medina
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 2012
 21 
Tommy Newsom
(Saxophonist)
Tommy Newsom
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 2007
 22 
Aurora Quezon
(Former First Lady of the Philippines)
Aurora Quezon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baler
Died: 1949
 23 
Penelope Fitzgerald
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Died: 2000
 24 
Steve Currie
(Guitarist)
Steve Currie
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grimsby
Died: 1981
 25 
Charles Bell
(Scottish Surgeon Known for Discovering the Difference Between Sensory Nerves and Motor Nerves in the Spinal Cord)
Charles Bell
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 12, 1774
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1842
 26 
Arthur Leonard Schawlow
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: 1999
 27 
Chairil Anwar
(Indonesian Poet Known for His Poems ‘Aku’, ‘Diponegoro’ and ‘Doa’)
Chairil Anwar
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Medan, Indonesia
Died: 1949
 28 
Antonie Pannekoek
(Astronomer, Historian of science, Philosopher, University teacher)
Antonie Pannekoek
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vaassen
Died: 1960
 29 
Johannes Peter Müller
(One of the Great Natural Philosophers of the 19th Century)
Johannes Peter Müller
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: 1858
 30 
Heinrich Bär
(Former German Luftwaffe flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe)
Heinrich Bär
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1957
 31 
Jenny Diski
(Writer)
Jenny Diski
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2016
 32 
Louis de Montfort
(French Roman Catholic Priest and Confessor)
Louis de Montfort
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1673
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montfort-sur-Meu, France
Died: 1716
 33 
Peter Chanel
(Priest)
Peter Chanel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montrevel-en-Bresse, France
Died: 1841
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: 2007
 35 
Frank Knox
(Politician)
Frank Knox
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts United States
Died: 1944
 36 
Clara Petacci
(Mistress of Benito Mussolini)
Clara Petacci
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1945
 37 
Magnus II of Norway
(King of Norway)
Magnus II of Norway
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Birthdate: 1048 AD
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 1069
 38 
Ekaterina Maximova
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2009
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
Diana Barnato Walker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 2008
 40 
Vern Gosdin
(Singer, Musician)
Vern Gosdin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Woodland, Alabama, United States
Died: 2009
 41 
Percy Heath
(Bassist)
Percy Heath
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 30, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2005
 42 
Zamina Begum
(Princess)
Zamina Begum
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 11, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
Died: 1978
 43 
Mickey Walker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1981
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Ben Schwartzwalder
(Football Coach)
Ben Schwartzwalder
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, United States
Died: 1993
 45 
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
(Italian Rococo Painter)
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
0
Birthdate: February 13, 1682
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1754
 46 
Siti Hartinah
(Wife of Indonesian president)
Siti Hartinah
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Surakarta, Indonesia
Died: 1996
Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1498 AD
Birthplace: Auvergne, France
Died: 1519
 48 
Kurt Knispel
(Soldier)
Kurt Knispel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zlaté Hory
Died: 1945
 49 
Sir Milton Margai
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gbangbatok, Sierra Leone
Died: 1964
 50 
Janos Starker
(One of the Greatest Cellists of All Time)
Janos Starker
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 5, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2013