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.