What Happened in 1828

Historical Events

  • Jan 5 1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)
  • Feb 18 More than 100 vessels destroyed in a storm, Gibraltar
  • Feb 21 1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix", published
  • Feb 22 Russia & Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai
  • Feb 28 Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Treuer Diener" premieres in Vienna
  • Mar 24 Philadelphia & Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized
  • Apr 4 Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)
  • Apr 11 Foundation of Bahia Blanca.
  • Apr 14 British 18-gun sloop HMS Acorn sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard
  • Apr 14 First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its copyright for publication
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Did You Know?

Frenchman René Caillié is the first non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu, returns to win 10,000 franc prize from Société de Géographie

On April 20, 1828


World Leaders in 1828

Famous People in 1828

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 25 6th US President John Quincy Adam's son John marries in the White House