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Historical Events In August - 28

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

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

1859  On August - 28 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  On August - 28 marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS]  

1861  Battle of Fort Hatteras NC on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history battle of 2nd Bull Run  

1862  On this day in history belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC  

1862  On August - 28 battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA  

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

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

1872  On this day in history alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer  

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

1879  Battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz on August - 28.  

1881  Arne Eggen, composer on August - 28.  

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

1883  Slavery banned throughout British Empire on August - 28.  

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

1884  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1885  On August - 28 julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66  

1887  Daniel Zamudio, composer on this day in history.  

1889  Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history ivor Gurney, composer  

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

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

1897  Morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers) on August - 28.  

1898  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 28 august Labitzky, composer, dies at 70  

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

1476  On this day in history 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 August - 28.  

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

1667  On August - 28 birth of louise of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1721)  

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)  

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

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

1065  On August - 28 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  On this day in history afonso V, King of Portugal, dies  

1484  Death of Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered on this day in history.  

1539  Death of Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 on this day in history.  

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