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 This day in History - June 28
380 Historic Events for June 28
1808

Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican

Birth
1812

Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter

Birth
1813

Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prus min of War (1807-10), dies in battle

Death
1816

Jacob P P baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53)

Birth
1820

Tomato is proven non-poisonous

Event
1824

Paul Broca, France, brain surgeon/anthro (located speech center)

Birth
1824

William Tatus Wofford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

Birth
1825

Richard ACE Erlenmeyer, German chemist (Erlenemyer kolf)

Birth
1830

David Walker, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44

Death
1831

Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto)

Birth
1832

Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns

Event
1836

James Madison, 4th US pres (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85

Death
1838

Britain's Queen Victoria crowned in Westminster Abbey

Event
1844

Gabriel de la Concepci¢n Vald‚s, "Placido", Cuban poet, dies at 35

Death
1846

Adrian van de Ende, vicar/protestant reformer, dies at 77

Death
1847

Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer

Birth
1852

Hans Huber, composer

Birth
1853

Edwin Arthur Jones, composer

Birth
1855

Giovanni Agostino Perotti, composer, dies at 86

Death
1857

Joseph Fischhof, composer, dies at 53

Death
1859

1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)

Event
1861

Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest

Event
1862

Day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA

Event
1865

Otto Julius Bierbaum, German writer/journalist (Remarkable Stories)

Birth
1867

William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)

Birth