July 1828 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 3 John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • Jul 4 James Johnston Pettigrew, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 4 Theodor W Ahlwardt, German orientalist
  • Jul 5 Paul J C Gabriel, painter/water colors painter/etcher
  • Jul 9 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  • Jul 12 Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (d. 1889)
  • Jul 19 Roger Atkinson Pryor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1919)
  • Jul 21 John Rutter Brooke, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1926)
  • Jul 23 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
  • Jul 29 Cuvier Grover, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bethel, Maine (d. 1885)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 15 Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor (b. 1741)
  • Jul 27 Gilbert Charles Stuart, painter, dies