Historical Events In March - 28
Friday, 07 August 2020
1758 Jonathan Edwards, US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1760 On March - 28 thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)
1766 On March - 28 joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
1770 On March - 28 sophie Mereau, writer
1774 On this day in history britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts
1776 On this day in history juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
1779 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer on this day in history.
1791 On March - 28 convicts Mary and William Bryant, their two children and seven other convicts escape from Port Jackson Australia in open boat to Timor but are recaptured there.
1794 On this day in history louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)
1795 Nootka Sound BC, the Spanish evacuate trading post at Friendly Cove to British on this day in history.
1795 Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia on March - 28.
1796 Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is first US-African church on this day in history.
1796 Bethel African Methodist Church of Phila is 1st US-African church on March - 28.
1797 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine on March - 28.
1797 On March - 28 nathaniel Briggs of NH patents a washing machine
1799 New York State abolished slavery on this day in history.
1799 NY State abolished slavery on March - 28.
1799 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow) on this day in history.
1799 Etta L J "baronne" Palm-Aelders, Dutch adventurer/spy, dies at 55 on March - 28.
1801 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (North Holland), dies at 66 on March - 28.
1802 Heinrich Wilhelm MatthĂ¤us Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man on this day in history.
1804 On March - 28 ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks, 1804
1806 On this day in history ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1861-66)
1809 Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin on this day in history.
1817 On March - 28 mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer
1818 Wade Hampton, SC, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.
1818 Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer, dies at 62 on March - 28.
1834 On this day in history senate censure President Jackson for taking federal deposits from Bank of US
1834 Senate censure Pres Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US on this day in history.
1837 On this day in history felix Mendelssohn marries CĂ©cile Jeanrenaud
1840 On March - 28 mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer/governor (Equatoria)
1840 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician, dies at 89 on March - 28.
1844 Jose Zorilla's "Don Juan Tenorio," premieres in Madrid on March - 28.
1845 On this day in history mexico drops diplomatic relations with US