Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 01 March 2021
1700 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on this day in history.
1713 On August - 28 louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland
1749 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust) on this day in history.
1754 On August - 28 peter Winter, composer
1767 On this day in history johann Schobert, composer, dies
1774 Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) on August - 28.
1775 Sophie Gail, composer on this day in history.
1776 On this day in history battle of Long Island
1777 On this day in history american Revolutionary War
1778 Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies on this day in history.
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 On August - 28 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
1794 Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands) on this day in history.
1795 Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863
1798 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1801 On this day in history antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot)
1803 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies on this day in history.
1818 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies on August - 28.
1824 On this day in history carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician
1826 On August - 28 walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1827 Teresa Milanollo, composer on this day in history.
1828 The birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace' on this day in history.
1828 On August - 28 leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS]
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 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on August - 28.
1840 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns) on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1845 Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue on this day in history.