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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1700  Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on August - 28.  

1713  On August - 28 louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland  

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

1754  Peter Winter, composer on August - 28.  

1767  Johann Schobert, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1774  Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975) on August - 28.  

1775  Sophie Gail, composer on this day in history.  

1776  Battle of Long Island on August - 28.  

1777  On this day in history american Revolutionary War  

1778  Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies on August - 28.  

1789  Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus on August - 28.  

1789  On this day in history william Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn  

1793  Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies on this day in history.  

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  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  On August - 28 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies  

1818  On this day in history jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies  

1824  On this day in history carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician  

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

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  Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS] on this day in history.  

1829  On August - 28 albert Dietrich, composer  

1830  1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill on August - 28.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1840  On August - 28 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)  

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

1845  Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue on August - 28.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1025  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

1476  On this day in history birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

1582  On this day in history 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  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

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

1673  On August - 28 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  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on this day in history.  

0430  Aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 on August - 28.  

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  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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