1728 in History – What happened in year 1728

✅ Published on March 30th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1728 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1728.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1728 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 JanuaryJohn Games \ Beggars Opera was inaugurated in London.
28 FebruaryMaratha Peshwa Bajirao Pratham defeated the Mughal governors of the Deccan, Qamar-ud-din Khan, Asif Yah, Nizam-ul-Mulk in the Battle of Palkhed.
14 MarchJean-Jacques Russo left Geneva for the first time.
22 AprilPerrier de Marvix \ Le Triomphe de Plutus inaugurated in Paris.
31 MayThe Royal Bank of Scotland issued its first overdraft to Edinburgh merchant William Hogg (£ 1,000).
29 AugustThe city of Nucle was established as Fort Gate-Hub by Royal Governor Claus Parc in Greenland.
22 OctoberThe terrible fire of 1728 in the city of Copenhagen was the biggest fire in the city's history.
23 DecemberThe Treaty of Berlin was signed by the Persian Emperor Karel Saha.


Famous birthdays in the year 1728:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 JulyRobert Adam / Architect / Scotland
05 OctoberChevalier d'Éon / Diplomat / France
07 NovemberJames Cook / Navigator / United Kingdom
07 OctoberCaesar Rodney / Lawyer / United States of America
09 January Thomas Warton / Poet / United Kingdom
09 DecemberPietro Alessandro Guglielmi / Composer / Italy
10 NovemberOliver Goldsmith / Poet / United Kingdom
12 February Étienne-Louis Boullée / Architect / France
13 February John Hunter / Surgeon / Scotland
16 AprilJoseph Black / Physician / France
16 January Niccolò Piccinni / Educator / Italy
17 January Johann Gottfried Müthel / Pianist / Germany
21 DecemberHermann Raupach / Composer / Germany
22 March Anton Raphael Mengs / Painter / Germany
25 February John Wood / Architect / United Kingdom
25 DecemberJohann Adam Hiller / Composer / Germany
26 AugustJohann Heinrich Lambert / Mathematician / Switzerland
28 AugustJohn Stark / General / United States of America
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