Historical Events In August - 28
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1700 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on this day in history.
1713 Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland on August - 28.
1749 On August - 28 johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)
1754 On August - 28 peter Winter, composer
1767 Johann Schobert, composer, dies on August - 28.
1774 On this day in history elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)
1775 Sophie Gail, composer on this day in history.
1776 Battle of Long Island on this day in history.
1777 American Revolutionary War on August - 28.
1778 On this day in history jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies
1789 On August - 28 sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus
1789 William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on August - 28.
1793 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies on August - 28.
1794 Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands) on August - 28.
1795 Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond on August - 28.
1798 On this day in history gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863
1798 On August - 28 james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55
1801 Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot) on this day in history.
1803 On August - 28 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
1818 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies on this day in history.
1824 On August - 28 carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician
1826 On this day in history walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1827 On this day in history teresa Milanollo, composer
1828 On August - 28 the birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace'
1828 Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS] on August - 28.
1829 Albert Dietrich, composer on this day in history.
1830 On this day in history 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill
1831 On August - 28 fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer
1833 On August - 28 edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer
1837 Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce on August - 28.
1840 On this day in history 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails
1840 On August - 28 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
1842 Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist on August - 28.
1845 Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue on this day in history.