Historical Events In August - 28
Monday, 18 January 2021
1700 On this day in history carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer
1713 Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland on August - 28.
1749 On this day in history johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)
1754 Peter Winter, composer on August - 28.
1767 On August - 28 johann Schobert, composer, dies
1774 On this day in history elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)
1775 Sophie Gail, composer on August - 28.
1776 Battle of Long Island on August - 28.
1777 On August - 28 american Revolutionary War
1778 On this day in history jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies
1789 On August - 28 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 On August - 28 gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863
1798 On August - 28 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 this day in history charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies
1818 On August - 28 jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
1824 Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician on August - 28.
1826 On August - 28 walter Cecil Macfarren, composer
1827 On August - 28 teresa Milanollo, composer
1828 On this day in history the birth of Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace'
1828 On August - 28 leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War & Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS]
1829 On August - 28 albert Dietrich, composer
1830 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb," runs from Balt to Ellicotts Mill on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer
1833 On this day in history edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer
1837 On this day in history pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce
1840 9 Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails on August - 28.
1840 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel hymns) on August - 28.
1842 On August - 28 willem Linnig jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1845 Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue on this day in history.