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, Argentina
  • 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
More Historical Events

Did You Know?

First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its copyright for publication

On April 14, 1828


World Leaders in 1828

Famous People in 1828

Would You Believe?

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

Famous Weddings

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