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.