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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

1850  Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar Germany on this day in history.  

1859  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 on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS]  

1861  On August - 28 battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

1862  On August - 28 battle of 2nd Bull Run  

1862  On August - 28 belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC  

1862  On this day in history battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA  

1867  On August - 28 uS occupies Midway Islands in the Pacific  

1867  On August - 28 uS occupies Midway Islands in Pacific  

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

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

1879  Battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz on this day in history.  

1881  Arne Eggen, composer on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 28 carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke)  

1883  Slavery banned throughout British Empire on August - 28.  

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

1884  The first known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history 1st known photograph of a tornado is made near Howard SD  

1885  Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66  

1887  Daniel Zamudio, composer on August - 28.  

1889  On this day in history charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)  

1890  On this day in history ivor Gurney, composer  

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

1894  On August - 28 charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)  

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

1898  On August - 28 caleb Bradham renames his carbonated soft drink "Pepsi-Cola".  

1898  Ludwig Turek, writer on this day in history.  

1900  Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies on August - 28.  

1901  Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet) on this day in history.  

1903  On August - 28 rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer  

1903  August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1476  On August - 28 birth of motonoboe, Japanese painter (Kano-school)  

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  Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (d. 1653) was born on August - 28.  

1667  Louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721) was born on this day in history.  

1673  Conrad Michael Schneider, composer was born on August - 28.  

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  On this day in history aurelius Augustinus, church elder/thinker (Belijdenissen), dies at 75  

0876  On this day in history louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies  

1065  On this day in history death of frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)  

1341  Death of King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) on August - 28.  

1481  Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies on this day in history.  

1484  On August - 28 death of diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered  

1539  On August - 28 death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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