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Historical Events In August - 28

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1849  Venice under Daniele Manin surrenders to Austrians under Radetsky, after been under siege since July 20 after proclaiming independence on August - 28.  

1850  Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar Germany on August - 28.  

1859  On this day in history a geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far afield as Japan.  

1860  Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS] on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

1862  Battle of 2nd Bull Run on August - 28.  

1862  Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

1862  Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history uS occupies Midway Islands in the Pacific  

1867  US occupies Midway Islands in Pacific on August - 28.  

1872  Alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer on this day in history.  

1878  George Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934) on August - 28.  

1879  On this day in history battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz  

1881  Arne Eggen, composer on August - 28.  

1882  Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke) on August - 28.  

1883  On this day in history slavery banned throughout British Empire  

1883  E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour) on August - 28.  

1884  On August - 28 the first known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD  

1884  1st known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD on August - 28.  

1885  On August - 28 armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer  

1885  Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history daniel Zamudio, composer  

1889  Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) on August - 28.  

1890  Ivor Gurney, composer on this day in history.  

1891  On August - 28 stanley Andrews, Chicago IL, actor (Shine on Harvest Moon)  

1894  Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower) on August - 28.  

1897  On August - 28 morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)  

1898  On this day in history caleb Bradham renames his carbonated soft drink "Pepsi-Cola".  

1898  On this day in history ludwig Turek, writer  

1900  On August - 28 henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies  

1901  On this day in history cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet)  

1903  Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer on August - 28.  

1903  August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70 on August - 28.  

1904  The first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile is pronounced in Newport, RI on August - 28.  

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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 August - 28.  

1476  Motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 28.  

1612  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on August - 28.  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750)  

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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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

1481  On August - 28 afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

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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