Events in year of 1728

  • 03-06Spain and England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
  • 12-23Prussian Emperor Karel VI sign Treaty of Berlin

People born in year of 1728

  • 01-02Louis Barbiano de Belgioioso: Austrian count / diplomat in Belgium
  • 01-06Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier: Composer
  • 01-06Domingos dos Reis Quita: Portuguese playwright / poet
  • 01-09Thomas Warton: Poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)
  • 01-17Johann Gottfried Muthel: Composer
  • 02-10Peter III Feodorovich: German / Russian Czar of Russia (1761-62)
  • 02-21Peter III: Kiel, Germany -- Russian tsar (1762) / husband of Catherine
  • 02-29Robert Bage: English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)
  • 03-19Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen: Flemish (court)painter
  • 03-20Franciscus L Kersteman: Dutch lawyer / astrologist
  • 03-22Anton Raphael Mengs: German writer / neo-classic painter
  • 03-22Giacomo Insanguine: Composer
  • 04-02Franz Asplmayr: Composer
  • 04-16Joseph Zwart: Scottish chemist / physicist
  • 04-19Francisco Albergati Capacelli: Italian playwright
  • 04-23Samuel Wallis: Explorer (Wallis Island)
  • 06-15Pietro Alessandro Pavona: Composer
  • 07-03Robert Adam: Architect / designer (Adelphi Terrace, London)
  • 07-16Henri Moreau: Composer
  • 09-21Louis Emmanuel Eadin: Composer
  • 10-07Caesar Rodney: Delaware, United States -- Judge / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 10-27James Cook: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Captain / explorer (discovered Sandwich Islands)
  • 12-02Ferdinando Galiani: Italian economist / philosopher / diplomat
  • 12-08Johann G von Zimmermann: Switzerland -- Author
  • 12-09Pietro Alessandro Guglieli: Composer
  • 12-21Hermann Friedrich Raupach: Composer
  • 12-22Charles Frederick: Baden -- Liberal ruler of Baden
  • 12-25Johann Adam Hiller: Composer

People died in year of 1728

  • 02-12Agostino Steffani: Italian / German diplomat / composer, dies at 73
  • 03-08Gian M Crescimbeni: Italian literary / critic (Arcadia), dies at 64
  • 04-13Johann Christoph Schmidt: Composer, dies at 63
  • 04-23Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco: Composer, dies at 83
  • 04-25John Woodward: Geologist / physician
  • 07-26John Friend: Physician / politician
  • 08-12Henricus Zwaardecroon: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies, dies at 61
  • 08-15Marin Marias: Composer, dies at 72
  • 10-08Anne Danican Philidor: French composer, dies at 47
  • 11-21Fjodor M graaf Apraksin: Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57

Events in year of 1729

  • 03-15Sister St. Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans
  • 07-22Diamonds found in Minas Geras Brazil
  • 07-25North Carolina becomes a royal colony
  • 07-30City of Baltimore founded
  • 09-16Willem KH Friso installed as Viceroy of Groningen
  • 10-12Willem KH Friso installed as Viceroy of Gelderland
  • 11-09Spain, France and England signs Treaty of Seville
  • 11-21Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville

People born in year of 1729

  • 01-01Edmund Burke: British author (Philosophy & Inquiry)
  • 01-05Paul C la Fargue: Cartoonist / painter
  • 01-12Lazzaro Spallanzani: Modena, Italy -- Physiologist
  • 01-22G E Lessing: Writer
  • 01-22Giuseppe Luigi Tibaldi: Composer
  • 01-22Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Germany -- Critic / dramatist
  • 03-16Georg W "Franz" Panzer: German vicar / librarian (Annales typographic)
  • 03-28Pieter Fouquet: Dutch art seller (Atlas of Fouquet)
  • 04-13Thomas Percy: English literary / Bishop of Dromore
  • 04-18Gaetano B Vestris: Italian / French ballet dancer
  • 04-21Catharina II [the Great]: Writer / emperess of Russia (1762-96)
  • 05-02Catherine II [the Great]: Empress of Russia (1762-96)
  • 05-02Florian Johann Deller: Composer
  • 05-03Florian Leopold Gassmann: Composer
  • 05-13Henry William [Baron] Stiegel: Early American glassmaker
  • 05-23Giuseppe Parini: Italian priest / poet (Il Giorno)
  • 05-25Jean de Neufville: Dutch / US Merchant (started 4th English war)
  • 07-05Claudio M da Costa: Brazilian poet
  • 09-06Mozes Mendelssohn: German englightened philosopher (Haksalah)
  • 09-22George Wilhelm Gruber: Composer
  • 09-25Christian G Heyne: German archaeologist
  • 09-26Moses Mendelssohn: Philosopher / critic / Bible translator
  • 09-27Michael Dennis: Jesuit / author
  • 10-16Pierre van Maldere: Composer
  • 10-17Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny: Composer
  • 11-21Josiah Bartlett: US Physician / judge / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 12-01Giuseppe Sarti: Composer
  • 12-03Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler: Olot, Spain -- Composer (Fandango)
  • 12-20Franz Xaver Thomas Pokorny: Composer

People died in year of 1729

  • 01-04Meir Bacharach: Hebrew poet
  • 03-21John Law: Scottish financier, dies at about 57
  • 04-11Manuel de Egues: Composer, dies at 71
  • 05-17Samuel Clarke: Theologian
  • 06-01Matthaeus de Cock: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1725-29), dies at about 65
  • 07-16Johann David Heinichen: Composer, dies at 46
  • 08-11Nicola Francesco Haym: Composer, dies at 51
  • 08-15Benjamin Neukirch: German Poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64
  • 10-02Arnold Boonen: Portrait painter, dies at 60
  • 12-01Christian Ludwig Boxberg: Composer, dies at 59
  • 12-13Anthony Collins: Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53