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1828

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The year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1828

January - March

April - June

  • April 11 - Foundation of Bahia Blanca
  • May 26 - Feral child: Kaspar Hauser is discovered in Nuremberg, Germany.
  • June 23 - Portugal: King Miguel I overthrows his niece Queen Maria II, beginning the Liberal Wars.

July - September

  • August 11 - William Corder is hanged at Bury St. Edmunds, England, for the murder of Maria Marten at the Red Barn a year ago.
  • August 27 – South America Brazil and Argentina recognize the independence of Uruguay.
  • September 29 - Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829: Varna is taken by the Russian army.

October - December

Undated

  • Science: Friedrich Wöhler synthesizes Urea, disproving a cornerstone of vitalism.
  • Treaty of Turkmenchay: Russia captures Eastern Armenia from Persia.
  • 1828 Siamese-Lao War: Siam invaded and sacked Vientiane.
  • Typhoon kills approximately 10,000 in Kyūshū, Japan.
  • 32,000 Angolans are sold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Births

1828 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1828
MDCCCXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2581
Armenian calendar 1277
ԹՎ ՌՄՀԷ
Bahá'í calendar -16 – -15
Berber calendar 2778
Buddhist calendar 2372
Burmese calendar 1170
Chinese calendar 4464/4524-11-15
( 丁亥年十一月十五日)
— to —
4465/4525-11-25
( 戊子年十一月廿五日)
Coptic calendar 1544 – 1545
Ethiopian calendar 1820 – 1821
Hebrew calendar 5588 – 5589
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1883 – 1884
 - Shaka Samvat 1750 – 1751
 - Kali Yuga 4929 – 4930
Holocene calendar 11828
Iranian calendar 1206 – 1207
Islamic calendar 1243 – 1244
Japanese calendar Bunsei 11
(文政11年)
Korean calendar 4161
Thai solar calendar 2371

January - June

  • February 8 - Jules Verne, French author (d. 1705)
  • March 18 - William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1708)
  • March 20 - Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (d. 1706)
  • May 8 - Jean Henri Dunant, Swiss founder of the Red Cross, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1910)
  • May 8 - Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI (d. 1898)
  • May 12 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English poet and painter (d. 1882)

July - December

  • July 9 - Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  • August 6 - Andrew Taylor Still, father of osteopathy (d. 1917)
  • August 17 - Maria Deraismes, French feminist (d. 1894)
  • September 8- Joshua Chamberlain, Leader of 20th Maine during the American Civil War, Governor of Maine, President of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine
    • Clarence Cook, American art critic and writer (d. 1700)
  • September 9 ( O.S. August 28) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1910)
  • October 20 - Horatio Spafford, author of the hymn "It is Well with my Soul" (d. 1888)
  • October 31 - Joseph Swan, English physicist and chemist (d. 1914)
  • December 8 - Clinton B. Fisk, American temperance movement leader (d. 1890)

Deaths

January - June

  • January 10 - François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
  • March 12 - Jack Randall, early boxing champion
  • April 16 - Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (b. 1746)
  • May 8 - Mauro Giuliani, Italian composer (b. 1781)
  • May 16 - William Congreve, British rocket pioneer (b. 1772)
  • May 28 - Daikokuya Kōdayū, Japanese castaway (b. 1751)
  • June 21 - Leandro Fernández de Moratín, dramatist and poet (b. 1760)

July - December

  • July 15 - Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor (b. 1741)
  • July 21 - Charles Manners-Sutton, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1755)
  • 20 September - George Bethune English, American explorer and writer (b. 1797)
  • November 5 - Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg, Empress of Paul I of Russia (b. 1759)
  • November 19 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)
  • December 4 - Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)
  • December 22
    • William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist (b. 1766)
    • Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson, wife of U.S. President Andrew Jackson (b. 1767)