Historical Events In August - 28
Friday, 07 August 2020
1700 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on August - 28.
1713 On August - 28 louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland
1749 On August - 28 johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)
1754 On August - 28 peter Winter, composer
1767 On this day in history johann Schobert, composer, dies
1774 On August - 28 elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)
1775 Sophie Gail, composer on this day in history.
1776 On August - 28 battle of Long Island
1777 American Revolutionary War on August - 28.
1778 Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies on this day in history.
1789 On this day in history sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus
1789 On this day in history william Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn
1793 On August - 28 adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
1794 Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands) on August - 28.
1795 Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond on August - 28.
1798 On August - 28 gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863
1798 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1801 Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot) on this day in history.
1803 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies on this day in history.
1818 On August - 28 jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
1824 On this day in history carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician
1826 Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer on this day in history.
1827 On August - 28 teresa Milanollo, composer
1828 The birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace' on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS]
1829 On this day in history albert Dietrich, composer
1830 On this day in history 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill
1831 Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer on August - 28.
1833 Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer on August - 28.
1837 Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce on August - 28.
1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on this day in history.
1840 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns) on August - 28.
1842 Willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist on August - 28.
1845 On August - 28 scientific American magazine publishes its first issue.