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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on August - 28.  

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  

1612  On August - 28 birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on August - 28.  

1691  On August - 28 birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.  

0430  On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  On August - 28 louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  Death of Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) on August - 28.  

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on August - 28.  

1481  On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on August - 28.  

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