World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - August 28
355 Historic Events for August 28
1676

Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57

Death
1677

Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54

Death
1700

Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer

Birth
1713

Louis A A Count d'Affry, French general/ambassador to Netherland

Birth
1748

Amalia Frstin von Gallitzin, wife of Russian monarch Golitsyn

Birth
1749

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Frankfurt, social philosopher (Faust)

Birth
1754

Peter Winter, composer

Birth
1767

Johann Schobert, composer, dies

Death
1774

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st American Catholic saint (1975)

Birth
1775

Sophie Gail, composer

Birth
1778

Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies

Death
1789

Sir William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus

Event
1793

Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies

Death
1794

Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands)

Birth
1795

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond

Birth
1798

Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1863

Birth
1798

James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55

Death
1801

Antoine A Cournot, French philosopher/mathematician (rule of Cournot)

Birth
1803

Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies

Death
1818

Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies

Death
1824

Carel JCH van Nispen of Sevenaer, Dutch Catholic politician

Birth
1826

Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer

Birth
1827

Teresa Milanollo, composer

Birth
1828

William Alexander Hammond, Brig General (Union Army), died in 1900

Birth
1828

Leo Tolstoi, Russian writer (War and Peace, Anna Karenina) [OS]

Birth