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

Events in year of 1829

  • 03-02New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
  • 03-04Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th President
  • 03-04Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Jackson inaugural ball
  • 03-16Ohio authorizes high school night classes
  • 04-09Danzig (Gdansk) dike break flood kills 1,200
  • 04-13English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics
  • 04-28Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
  • 05-15Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith
  • 05-24Pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
  • 06-081st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London, opens in Liverpool
  • 06-19Sir Robert Peel found London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies)
  • 07-04Cornerstone laid for 1st US mint (Chestnut & Juniper St, Philadelphia)
  • 07-07Royal Military Chapel forms
  • 07-23William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
  • 08-08French government of De Polignac forms
  • 08-09"Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service
  • 08-16Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited
  • 08-25President Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican government refuses
  • 08-31Opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris)
  • 09-14Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
  • 09-24Russia and Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople
  • 10-16Tremont Hotel, 1st US modern hotel opens (Boston)
  • 10-17Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay Canal formally opens
  • 10-17German 1st assassination on abandoned teenager Kaspar Hauser
  • 11-20Jews expelled from Nikolayev and Sevastopol Russia
  • 12-211st stone arch railroad bridge in US dedicated, Baltimore

People born in year of 1829

  • 01-03John G R Acquoy: Theologist / church historian
  • 01-03Konrad Duden: German linguist (Der grosse Duden)
  • 01-06Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki]: Japanese humorist / gesaku-author
  • 01-09Adolf von Schlagintweit: German explorer (Tarimbekken)
  • 01-09Thomas William Robertson: England, United Kingdom -- Playwright (Caste)
  • 01-18Louis van Haecke: Flemish chaplain / author (Blood to Bridge)
  • 01-21Oscar II Frederik: King of Sweden (1872-1907) / Norway (-1905) / poet
  • 01-24William Mason: Composer
  • 01-30Alfred Cummings: Georgia, United States -- Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
  • 02-01John Potts Slough: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
  • 02-11William Anderson Pile: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
  • 02-13Gerard Keller: Writer (Netherlands Spectator)
  • 02-14Alfred Iverson, Jr.: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
  • 02-15Silas Weir Mitchell: US Physician / author (Roland Blake)
  • 02-18Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 02-21Johnson Hagood: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
  • 03-02Carl Schurz: Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
  • 03-14Charles Charlesworth: England, United Kingdom -- (dies at 7 of old age)
  • 03-20Charles Albert White: Composer
  • 03-29Ritta & Christina: Siamese twins, in Sardinia
  • 03-29Robert Emmet Rodes: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 04-10William Booth: Founder (Salvation Army)
  • 04-15Mary Harris Thompson: 1st American woman surgeon
  • 04-24George Peabody Estey: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
  • 05-01Jose M de Alencar: Brazilian writer / Minister of Justice
  • 05-06Phoebe Ann Coffin: 1st female ordained Minister in New England
  • 05-08Louis Moreau Gottschalk: 1st internationally recognized US pianist
  • 05-09Ciro Pinsuti: Pianist / composer
  • 05-12Paul Karrer: Composer
  • 05-30Levin Goldschmidt: German business law expert

People died in year of 1829

  • 01-03Robert Archibald Smith: Composer, dies at 48
  • 01-12Friedrich von Schlegel: German cultural philosopher / poet, dies at 56
  • 01-12Michael Gottard Fischer: Composer, dies at 55
  • 01-25William Shield: Composer, dies at 80
  • 01-28William Burke: Murderer / body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh
  • 02-10Leo XII [Annibale Sermattei]: Italian Pope (1823-29), dies at 68
  • 02-16Francois-Joseph Gossec: Belg / Fr Composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95
  • 02-18Jan Krtitel Kuchar: Composer, dies at 77
  • 02-22Adam A Earl von Neipperg: Austrian General, dies at 53
  • 02-24Auguste Chouteau: St. Louis co-founder
  • 04-06Niels H Able: Norwegian Mathematician (infinite series), dies at 26
  • 04-30George Washington Adams: Son of John Q Adams
  • 05-08Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani: Composer, dies at 47
  • 05-10Thomas Young: Physicist / decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics
  • 05-18Bernardo Bittoni: Composer, dies at 72
  • 06-27James Smithson: Dies, his will establishes Smithsonian Institute
  • 06-27Louis-Sebastien Lebrun: Composer, dies at 64
  • 07-23Wojciech Boguslawski: Composer, dies at 72
  • 10-12Jacobus Blue: Dutch regent / patriot, dies at about 73
  • 10-29Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart: Austrian pianist
  • 11-09Jean Xavier Lefevre: Composer, dies at 66
  • 12-07Johann Christoph Kienlen: Composer, dies at 45
  • 12-14Luigi Marchesi: Composer, dies at 74
  • 12-17Bernard Jumentier: Composer, dies at 80
  • 12-18Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck: French nature investigator, dies at about 85