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Historical Events In August - 28

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1849  Venice under Daniele Manin surrenders to Austrians under Radetsky, after been under siege since July 20 after proclaiming independence on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar Germany  

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  Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA on August - 28.  

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

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

1872  On this day in history alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer  

1878  On this day in history george Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934)  

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

1881  On August - 28 arne Eggen, composer  

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

1883  Slavery banned throughout British Empire on August - 28.  

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

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

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

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

1885  Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 on August - 28.  

1887  Daniel Zamudio, composer on this day in history.  

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

1890  On August - 28 ivor Gurney, composer  

1891  On this day in history stanley Andrews, Chicago IL, actor (Shine on Harvest Moon)  

1894  Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  

1900  Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies on this day in history.  

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

1903  On August - 28 rudolph Wagner-Regeny, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1592  George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 28.  

1673  On August - 28 birth of conrad Michael Schneider, composer  

1691  Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1750) was born on August - 28.  

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

0876  On August - 28 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  On this day in history death of king Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)  

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 this day in history death of lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75  

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