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Historical Events In August - 28

Monday, 16 May 2022

1700  Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on this day in history.  

1713  On this day in history louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland  

1749  On August - 28 johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)  

1754  On August - 28 peter Winter, composer  

1767  On August - 28 johann Schobert, composer, dies  

1774  Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) on this day in history.  

1775  Sophie Gail, composer on August - 28.  

1776  Battle of Long Island on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history american Revolutionary War  

1778  On this day in history jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies  

1789  On this day in history sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus  

1789  William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on August - 28.  

1793  On this day in history adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies  

1794  On August - 28 johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands)  

1795  Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond on this day in history.  

1798  On August - 28 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  On this day in history jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies  

1824  Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician on August - 28.  

1826  Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history teresa Milanollo, composer  

1828  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  

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  On this day in history pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce  

1840  9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on August - 28.  

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  On this day in history scientific American magazine publishes its first issue.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068) was born on August - 28.  

1476  On August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of george Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)  

1612  On this day in history birth of marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653)  

1667  On this day in history birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

1673  On this day in history birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  

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  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.  

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

1341  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

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

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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