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Notable Historical Events - 1828

1828Simon Bolívar proclaimed dictator

1828Andrew Jackson elected 7th US President

1828First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its copyright for publication

1828U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North

1828 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 5
1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad) 
Feb 18
More than 100 vessels destroyed in a storm, Gibraltar 
Feb 21
1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix," published 
Feb 22
Russia & Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai 
Feb 28
Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Treuer Diener," premieres in Vienna 
Mar 24
Philadelphia & Columbia Railway (1st state owned) authorized 
Apr 4
Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam) 
Apr 11
Foundation of Bahia Blanca. 
Apr 14
18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard 
Apr 14
First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its copyright for publication 
Apr 20
René Caillié is first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou. 
Apr 26
Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence 
Apr 27
Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens 
May 19
U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North 
May 26
Mysterious feral child Kaspar Hauser is discovered wandering the streets of Nuremberg. 
Jun 13
Simon Bolívar proclaimed dictator 
Jul 4
Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR 
Aug 1
Bolton and Leigh Railway opens to freight traffic. 
Aug 20
Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris 
Aug 24
Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea 
Aug 27
Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talks 
Aug 27
The Russians defeat the Turks at the Battle of Akhalzic. 
Oct 7
The Greek city of Patras is liberated by the French expeditionary force in Peloponnese under General Maison. 
Oct 25
The St Katharine Docks opened in London. 
Dec 3
Andrew Jackson elected 7th US President 
Dec 19
South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws 
Dec 28
6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed 
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