What Happened in January 1828

Historical Events

  • Jan 5 1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 3 Karl Collan, Finnish composer
  • Jan 5 August Valentine Kautz, German-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Baden, Germany (d. 1895)
  • Jan 10 Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (d. 1892)
  • Jan 17 Lewis Addison Grant, American teacher, lawyer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Winhall, Vermont (d. 1918)
  • Jan 17 Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (d. 1898)
  • Jan 23 Calvin Edward Pratt, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Worcester County, Massachusetts (d. 1896)
  • Jan 24 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (d. 1868)
  • Jan 24 Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
  • Jan 24 Karol Studzinski, composer
  • Jan 26 Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer
  • Jan 27 Louis Schubert, composer
  • Jan 27 Samuel Allen Rice, American Attorney General of Iowa and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cattaraugus, New York (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor
  • Jan 28 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1868)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 9 Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot (Neder-Rhijn), dies at 83
  • Jan 10 François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
  • Jan 13 Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer, dies at 80
  • Jan 25 Caroline Lamb, English aristocrat, author (Glenarvon), wife of William Lamb, lover of Lord Byron, dies at 42
  • Jan 31 Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35