March 1828 in History

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 James Fleming Fagan, American farmer and Condeferate Army Major General (Shiloh; Mark's Mill), born in Clark County, Kentucky (d. 1893)
  • Mar 1 Vittorio Bersezio [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • Mar 2 Jefferson Columbus Davis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Clark County, Indiana (d. 1879)
  • Mar 4 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Mar 17 Patrick Cleburne, Irish -born American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Ovens, Ireland (d. 1864)
  • Mar 18 William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

Mar 20 Norwegian playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler), born in Skien, Norway

Deaths in History

  • Mar 25 Maria Reynolds, American mistress of Alexander Hamilton and part of America's 1st political sex scandal (Reynolds Pamphlet), dies at 59
  • Mar 28 William Thornton, British-American architect (Capitol Building in Washington, D.C), dies at 68