1828 in History – What happened in year 1828

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1828 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 1828.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1828 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
21 februaryThe inaugural issue of the Cherokee Phoenix, the firstnewspaper in a Native American language, was published.
14 aprilLexicographer Noah Webster copyrighted the first edition of his dictionary of American English.
20 aprilFrench explorer René Caillié became the first confirmed non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu, for which he later received a 10,000-franc prize from the Société de géographie.
26 mayKaspar Hauser, a foundling with suspected ties to the RoyalHouse of Baden, first appeared in the streets of Nuremberg, Germany.
11 augustWilliam Corder was hanged at Bury St Edmunds, England, for themurder of Maria Marten at the Red Barn.
01 decemberJuan Lavalle, returning to Buenos Aires with troopsthat fought in the Cisplatine War, deposed the provincial governor Manuel Dorrego, reigniting the Argentine Civil Wars.
19 decemberNullification Crisis-Vice President of the United States John C. Calhoun wrote the South Carolina Exposition and Protest to protest the Tariff of 1828.
19 NovemberRani of Jhansi kingdom ruled Maratha and Rani Lakshmibai, the first Indian freedom fighter of 1857, was born.
20 AugustThe first session of Raja Ram Mohan Roy's Brahmo Samaj was held in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
03 DecemberAndrew Jackson was elected the seventh President of America.
04 JanuaryJean Baptiste Gae was elected as Prime Minister of France in place of Comte de Villele.
19 FebruaryThe Boston Society for Medical Reform was established in the United States.
24 MarchPhiladelphia, and the first state owned by the Columbia Railway).
26 AprilThe Commerce and Navigation Treaty was signed between Brazil and Denmark, thereby establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
26 MayThe wild child Kasper Hauser is believed to have been discovered in Nuremberg, Germany.
03 JuneIn the Gran Colombia-Peru War, President Simon Bolivar declared war on Peru.
04 JulyLord William Bentinck Calcutta now Kolkata) came to India in place of King George IV of the United Kingdom to begin his administration as the new Governor-General.
11 AugustA year earlier, William Cedar was hanged at Bury St Edmunds, England for the murder of Maria Marten in the Red Barn.
17 SeptemberAbout 10,000 people were killed by the terrible storm in Kyushu, Japan.
25 OctoberSt Catherine's Docks opened in London.
12 NovemberAinowang, the ruler of the Vientiane kingdom, was named and the state was annexed by Siam. During the war, the city of Vientiane was destroyed by Siamese forces.
03 DecemberAndrew Jackson was elected as the 7th President of the United States.


Famous birthdays in the year 1828:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 OctoberCharles Floquet / Politician / France
03 OctoberWoldemar Bargiel / Educator / Germany
08 February Jules Verne / Poet / France
08 SeptemberClarence Cook / Author / United States of America
08 MayCharbel Makhluf / Monk / Lebanon
09 SeptemberLeo Tolstoy / Writer / Russia
10 OctoberSamuel J. Randall / Politician / United States of America
12 MayDante Gabriel Rossetti / Poet / United Kingdom
13 AprilJoseph Lightfoot / Bishop / United Kingdom
13 AprilJosephine Butler / Social Reformer  / United Kingdom
14 NovemberJames B. McPherson / General / United States of America
15 SeptemberAlexander Butlerov / Academic / Russia
15 AprilJean Danjou / Captain / France
18 March Randal Cremer / Politician / United Kingdom
19 SeptemberFridolin Anderwert / Politician / Switzerland
20 March Henrik Ibsen / Poet / Norway
21 JuneFerdinand André Fouqué / Academic / France
23 January Saigō Takamori / Samurai / Japan
24 March Horace Gray / Lawyer / United States of America
26 NovemberRené Goblet / Politician / France

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1828:

YearName / Profession / Country
19 NovemberRani Lakshmibai / Queen / India
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