Historical Events In August - 28
Friday, 14 August 2020
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 August - 28 richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar Germany
1859 On this day in history 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 Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS] on August - 28.
1861 Battle of Fort Hatteras NC on this day in history.
1862 Battle of 2nd Bull Run on August - 28.
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 On August - 28 uS occupies Midway Islands in the Pacific
1867 US occupies Midway Islands in Pacific on August - 28.
1872 On August - 28 alfred Baldwin Sloan, composer
1878 George Hoyt Whipple, US, astrophysicist (Nobel-1934) on this day in history.
1879 On August - 28 battle at Ulundi: Lord Chelmsford beats king Cetshwayo's Zuluz
1881 Arne Eggen, composer on August - 28.
1882 On this day in history carl W de Vries, Dutch jurist (Unknown Thorbecke)
1883 On August - 28 slavery banned throughout British Empire
1883 E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour) on this day in history.
1884 On August - 28 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 August - 28.
1885 Armas Toivo Valdemar Maasalo, composer on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66
1887 Daniel Zamudio, composer on August - 28.
1889 On August - 28 charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park)
1890 On August - 28 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 On August - 28 morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
1898 Caleb Bradham renames his carbonated soft drink "Pepsi-Cola" on August - 28.
1898 Ludwig Turek, writer on this day in history.
1900 On August - 28 henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies
1901 Cornelis J Kelk, Dutch writer (Dance of Young Feet) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.