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Historical Events In August - 28

Friday, 04 December 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 August - 28.  

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 this day in history battle of 2nd Bull Run  

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

1862  Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA on August - 28.  

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

1867  US occupies Midway Islands in Pacific on this day in history.  

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

1878  On August - 28 george Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934)  

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

1881  Arne Eggen, composer on this day in history.  

1882  Carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke) on this day in history.  

1883  Slavery banned throughout British Empire on August - 28.  

1883  E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour) on this day in history.  

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

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

1885  On this day in history armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer  

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

1887  Daniel Zamudio, composer on August - 28.  

1889  On August - 28 charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)  

1890  Ivor Gurney, composer on this day in history.  

1891  Stanley Andrews, Chicago IL, actor (Shine on Harvest Moon) on August - 28.  

1894  On this day in history charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)  

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

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

1898  Ludwig Turek, writer on August - 28.  

1900  On this day in history henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies  

1901  Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet) on August - 28.  

1903  Rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer on this day in history.  

1903  On August - 28 august Labitzky, composer, dies at 70  

1904  On this day in history 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  On August - 28 birth of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)  

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

1582  On August - 28 birth of taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed on August - 28.  

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

0876  Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on August - 28.  

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

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