Historical Events for Year 1828
Events 1 - 28 of 28
Jan 5th - 1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)
Feb 18th - More than 100 vessels destroyed in a storm, Gibraltar
Feb 21st - 1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix," published
Feb 22nd - Russia & Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai
Feb 28th - Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Treuer Diener," premieres in Vienna
Mar 24th - Philadelphia & Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized
Apr 4th - Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)
Apr 11th - Foundation of Bahia Blanca.
Apr 14th - 18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
Apr 14th - 1st edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
Apr 20th - René Caillié is first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou.
Apr 21st - Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary
Apr 26th - Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence
Apr 27th - Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens
May 19th - U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North
May 26th - Mysterious feral child Kaspar Hauser is discovered wandering the streets of Nuremberg.
Jun 13th - Simon Bolívar proclaimed dictator
Jul 4th - Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR
Aug 1st - Bolton and Leigh Railway opens to freight traffic.
Military and Political Leader Simon Bolivar Aug 20th - Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory," premieres in Paris
Aug 24th - Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea
Aug 27th - Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk
Aug 27th - The Russians defeat the Turks at the Battle of Akhalzic.
Oct 7th - The city of Patras, Greece is liberated by the French expeditionary force in Peloponnese under General Maison.
Oct 25th - The St Katharine Docks opened in London.
Dec 3rd - Andrew Jackson elected 7th president of US
Dec 19th - South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws
Dec 28th - 6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed