What Happened in September 1828

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, American professor and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Brewer, Maine (d. 1914)

Leo Tolstoy

Sep 9 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War and Peace), born in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia (d. 1910)

  • Sep 15 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov, Russian chemist (discoverer of hexamine (1859)), born in Chistopol, Kazan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1886)
  • Sep 19 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor, born in Frauenfeld, Switzerland (d. 1880)
  • Sep 28 Friedrich Albert Lange, German philosopher and socialist (Neo-Kantianism), born in Wald, Solingen, Germany (d. 1875)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 4 Cornelis Stevens, Belgian priest and polemist, dies at 80
  • Sep 10 Count d'Andreossi, French general and parliament leader, dies at 67
  • Sep 22 Shaka, South African Zulu king, founder of the Zulu nation, murdered (b. c. 1787)