What Happened in March 1828

Historical Events

  • 24th Philadelphia & Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized

Famous Birthdays

  • 1st James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • 1st Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • 2nd Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), (d. 1879)
  • 4th Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 5th Johann Gungl, composer
  • 17th Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 18th William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)
  • 20th Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)

Famous Deaths

  • 8th Johann Anton Sulzer, composer, dies at 75