Historical Events In August - 28
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1700 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer on August - 28.
1713 On August - 28 louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland
1749 On this day in history 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 this day in history elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)
1775 Sophie Gail, composer on this day in history.
1776 Battle of Long Island on August - 28.
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 William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn on this day in history.
1793 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies on August - 28.
1794 Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands) on this day in history.
1795 On August - 28 joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond
1798 Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863 on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history james Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55
1801 On this day in history antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot)
1803 On August - 28 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
1818 Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies on this day in history.
1824 Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician on this day in history.
1826 On August - 28 walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1827 On this day in history teresa Milanollo, composer
1828 On August - 28 the birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace'
1828 Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS] on this day in history.
1829 Albert Dietrich, composer on this day in history.
1830 On August - 28 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill
1831 On this day in history fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer
1833 Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer on August - 28.
1837 On this day in history pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce
1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on this day in history.
1840 On August - 28 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns)
1842 On this day in history willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1845 Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue on August - 28.