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Historical Events In August - 28

Friday, 03 July 2020

1700  Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on August - 28.  

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 August - 28.  

1754  On August - 28 peter Winter, composer  

1767  Johann Schobert, composer, dies on August - 28.  

1774  On August - 28 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  On August - 28 american Revolutionary War  

1778  On August - 28 jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies  

1789  Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus on this day in history.  

1789  William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond  

1798  On this day in history gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863  

1798  On this day in history james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55  

1801  Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot) on August - 28.  

1803  Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies on August - 28.  

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  Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer on this day in history.  

1827  On August - 28 teresa Milanollo, composer  

1828  On this day in history the birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace'  

1828  On this day in history 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  Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer on this day in history.  

1833  On August - 28 edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer  

1837  On August - 28 pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce  

1840  9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on this day in history.  

1840  Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns) on this day in history.  

1842  Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1582  Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620) was born on August - 28.  

1592  On August - 28 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  Louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  

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.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  On August - 28 death of magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed  

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 August - 28.  

1065  On August - 28 death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

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

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  

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