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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1700  Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on this day in history.  

1713  Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland on August - 28.  

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

1754  On August - 28 peter Winter, composer  

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

1774  On this day in history 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  American Revolutionary War on August - 28.  

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

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  Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies on August - 28.  

1794  Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands) on August - 28.  

1795  Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond on August - 28.  

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

1798  On August - 28 james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55  

1801  Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot) on this day in history.  

1803  On August - 28 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies  

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  On this day in history walter Cecil Macfarren, composer  

1827  On this day in history teresa Milanollo, composer  

1828  On August - 28 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 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  On this day in history 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails  

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

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 August - 28 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0388  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1341  On August - 28 death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on August - 28.  

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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