Events in year of 1827

  • 01-01Dutch Trade Company NHM gets opium monopoly on Java
  • 01-17Duke of Wellington appointed British Supreme Commander
  • 01-21Freedom Journal, 1st Black paper, begins publishing
  • 02-07Ballet (Deserter) introduced to US at Bowery Theater (NYC)
  • 02-271st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans
  • 02-281st commercial railroad in US, Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) chartered
  • 03-15University of Toronto is chartered
  • 03-2920,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna
  • 04-02Joseph Dixon begins manufacturing lead pencils
  • 04-07English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches
  • 06-05Turks capture Acropolis and takes Athens during Greek War of Independ
  • 07-04Slavery abolished in New York
  • 07-231st US swim school opens (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • 08-10Race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada)
  • 08-17Dutch King Willem I / Pope Leo XII sign concord
  • 10-20Battle at Navarino: Engl / Russ / French fleet beat Turk / Egyptian fleet
  • 11-15Creek-indians lose all their property in US

People born in year of 1827

  • 01-01William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 01-06John Calvin Brown: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889
  • 01-06John Wesley Frazer: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in 1906
  • 02-01Alphonse de Rothschild: French banker
  • 02-02Abner Monroe Perrin: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 02-02Oswald Aschenbach: German painter
  • 02-10Peter J Savelberg: Dutch Limburgs monastery founder
  • 02-19Charles Robert Woods: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855
  • 02-20Edward Stuyvesant Bragg: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
  • 02-22James Barnet Fry: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1894
  • 02-24Charles Davis Jameson: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
  • 02-27Richard W Johnson: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
  • 03-07Henry DeLamar Clayton: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889
  • 03-11Septimus Winner: Composer
  • 03-12John Robert Jones: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
  • 03-12William Richard Terry: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
  • 03-19Alexander Shaler: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1911
  • 03-26Emanuel Kania: Composer
  • 04-02William Holdman Hunt: English painter (Light of the World)
  • 04-05Joseph Lister: England, United Kingdom -- Physician (founded aseptic surgery)
  • 04-10Lewis Wallace: Major General (Union volunteers) / author (Ben Hur)
  • 04-12Edward Mollenhauer: Composer
  • 04-15Julius Tausch: Composer
  • 04-17French C Baeckelmans: Flemish architect (St Amanduskerk, Antwerp)
  • 04-20John Gibbon: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
  • 04-22William Hopkins Morris: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
  • 04-23Johann F Ritter von Schulte: German Catholic lawyer
  • 04-26Charles Edward Hovey: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 05-07Francis Engle Patterson: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
  • 05-16Petrus J H Cuypers: Architect (Amsterdam Museum, Central station)

People died in year of 1827

  • 01-05Frederick of York: English duke / Bishop / General, dies at 63
  • 01-30Johann Philipp Christian Schulz: Composer, dies at 53
  • 02-02Johann Nepomuk Kalcher: Composer, dies at 62
  • 02-07Franz Anton Dimmler: Composer, dies at 73
  • 02-17Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: Swiss educator, dies at 81
  • 02-26David Moritz Michael: Composer, dies at 75
  • 03-05Alessandro Volta: Italian physicist (made 1st battery), dies at 82
  • 03-09Franz Xaver Gerl: Composer, dies at 62
  • 03-26Ludwig van Beethoven: German Composer (Appassionata), dies at 56
  • 04-22Thomas Rowlandson: Caricaturist
  • 04-23Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis: Actress (Phaedra / Lady MacBeth), dies at 65
  • 04-24Pierre Joseph Candielle: Composer, dies at 82
  • 04-26Bernardo Ottani: Composer, dies at 90
  • 05-05Frederik Augustus I: Justified, King of Saxon (1806-27), dies at 76
  • 06-26Christian A Vulpius: German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini)
  • 06-26Samuel Crompton: English inventor (mule-jenny), dies at 73
  • 07-16Josiah Spode: Potter
  • 08-02James Hewitt: Composer, dies at 57
  • 08-08George Canning: British Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 57
  • 08-12William Blake: English Poet / painter, dies at 69
  • 08-27Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff: Austrian Earl / prince / diplomat
  • 09-18Robert Pollok: Poet
  • 10-10Ugo Foscolo: Italian poet, dies at 49
  • 11-07Bartolomeo Campagnoli: Ital violinist / Composer / conductor, dies at 76
  • 11-18Wilhelm Hauff: Writer, dies at 24
  • 11-20Alexey Nikolayevich Titov: Composer, dies at 58
  • 11-24Harman W Muntinghe: Lawyer / colonial director, dies at 54
  • 11-28Dov Baer Schneersohn: Lubavitch leader / Author (Imirei Binah)
  • 12-09Francois Leonard Rouwyzer: Composer, dies at 90
  • 12-26Jan David Holland: Composer, dies at 81

Events in year of 1828

  • 01-051st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)
  • 02-18More than 100 vessels destroyed in a storm, Gibraltar
  • 02-211st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix, " published
  • 02-22Russia and Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai
  • 03-24Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized
  • 04-04Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)
  • 04-1418-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
  • 04-21Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary
  • 05-13US passes Tariff of Abominations
  • 05-18Battle of Las Piedras, ends conflict between Uruguay and Brazil
  • 07-04Construction begins on B&O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR
  • 08-24Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea
  • 08-27Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk
  • 12-03Andrew Jackson elected 7th President of US
  • 12-19South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws
  • 12-286.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed

People born in year of 1828

  • 01-05August Valentine Kautz: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895
  • 01-17Lewis Addison Grant: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1918
  • 01-23Calvin Edward Pratt: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
  • 01-24Adam Jacoby Slemmer: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
  • 01-24Ferdinand J Cohn: German Botanist / publicist
  • 01-24Karol Studzinski: Composer
  • 01-26Johan T Buys: Dutch lawyer
  • 01-27Louis Schubert: Composer
  • 01-27Samuel Allen Rice: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
  • 01-28Michel Abeloos: Flemish sculptor
  • 01-28Thomas Carmichael Hindman: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1868
  • 02-08Antonio Cagnoni: Composer
  • 02-12George Meredith: England, United Kingdom -- Poet / Novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)
  • 02-12Robert Ransom, Jr.: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
  • 02-15Johan H van Dale: Schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary)
  • 02-19Johannes von Miquel: German politician
  • 02-22Robert Alexander Cameron: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894
  • 02-29Antonio Guzman Blanco: President Venezuela
  • 03-01James Fleming Fagan: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
  • 03-01Vittorio Bersezio [Carlo Nugelli]: Italian playwright
  • 03-02Jefferson Columbus Davis: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879
  • 03-03Karl Collan: Composer
  • 03-04Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 03-05Johann Gungl: Composer
  • 03-17Patrick Ronayne Cleburne: Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 03-20Henrik Ibsen: Norway -- Playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)
  • 04-04Margaret Oliphant: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Novelist / biographer (Beleaguered City)
  • 04-05Pietro Plantania: Composer
  • 04-06Charles William Field: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
  • 04-08George Baird Hodge: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

People died in year of 1828

  • 01-13Alexandre-Auguste Robineau: Composer, dies at 80
  • 01-31Alexandros Ypsilanti: Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35
  • 02-02Frederik Sigismund Earl of Bylandt: Vice-admiral, dies at 78
  • 03-08Johann Anton Sulzer: Composer, dies at 75
  • 04-12Jean Henri Appelius: Dutch lawyer / Minister of Finance, dies at 60
  • 04-16Francisco Goya y Lucientes: Spanish Painter / cartoonist, dies at 82
  • 04-25John Goldberg: Dutch patriot / statesman, dies at 64
  • 06-11Dugald Stewart: Scot philosopher (Scottish common sense), dies at 74
  • 06-14Charles Augustus: Grand Duke of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach
  • 06-14Charles: Duke of Prussia, dies at 70
  • 06-15Brizio Petrucci: Composer, dies at 91
  • 07-27Gilbert Charles Stuart: Painter
  • 08-22Franz Joseph Gall: German / French Physician (frenology), dies at 70
  • 08-27Eise J Eisinga: Constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84
  • 09-04Cornelis Stevens: Belgian RC foreman / polemist, dies at 80
  • 10-03Josephus Andreas Fodor: Composer, dies at 77
  • 12-02Simon Paap: Dutch 56 cm long dwarf / cabaret artist, dies at 39
  • 12-22Rachel Jackson: Wife of 7th US President Andrew Jackson
  • 12-30Waldemar Thrane: Composer, dies at 38