July 6, 2022

1828 (MDCCCXXVIII, in Roman numerals) was a leap year of the 19th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, of the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letters were F and E (52 weeks), it started on a Tuesday and ended on a Wednesday.


In the context of the events that preceded the Portuguese Civil War (1828-1834), by determination of the Regency of Terceira Island, a low battery was added to the São Sebastião Fort, called "Battery of Heroicity", under the direction of engineer Serra. In this battery an epigraphic inscription was placed, in basalt, which reads: "BATTERY OF HEROICITY AUGUST 11, 1830 IN THE DEFENSE OF COUNTRY FREEDOM HEROES SE EXTREME IN THE GENERAL OF PEOPLE." Beginning this year, and in the context of the Portuguese Civil War, several "Te Deum" were celebrated in the Church of São Salvador de Angra, either by realists or by liberals in power. There is an effective participation of the population of the Doze Ribeiras during the resistance of the rural peoples of the island of Terceira to the military revolt that in this implanted the liberalism in the island. The liberal revolt was suppressed in mainland Portugal, liberals emigrated to England or the Azores due to the terror of Miguelist persecutions. Jöns Jacob Berzelius discovers the chemical element thorium. Introduction of the cultivation of swordfish in the Azores islands.


April 30 - Inauguration of the Bishop of Angra D. Frei Estêvão de Jesus Maria.


5th of May - D. Miguel I convenes the Lisbon Courts of 1828. May 26th The Corps of Realist Volunteers was created by Decree of law, a Portuguese militia organization created by D. Miguel I to defend his regime. Kaspar Hauser, the wild child, is discovered on the streets of Nuremberg (Germany)


June 12 - Inauguration of the interim government of the Azores due to the arrest of Captain General Manuel Vieira de Albuquerque Touvar. June 22 - Acclamation of King Miguel in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores. June 22 - Acclamation of the Emperor and D. Pedro IV in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores, on the same day as the Acclamation of King D. Miguel, also in Angra. June 23 - King Miguel I of Portugal deposes his niece, Queen Maria II of Portugal, starting the Liberal Wars June 28 - Uprising of the garrison of the São João Baptista Fortress on Terceira Island.


29 July - Seat of the government of Terceira Island, Azores, where the legitimacy of the Provisional Board of Porto and King D. Pedro IV is recognized.


August 27 - The Empire of Brazil recognizes the independence of Uruguay.


September 4 - Acclamation of King Miguel on the island of Faial, Azores. September 8 - Oath of allegiance by the Municipality of Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores to D. Pedro IV. September 27 - Restoration of the government of the captaincy of the Azores with the acclamation of King D. Miguel in the archipelago.


October 1 - Mutiny of the Altares, Altares, Angra do Heroísmo, between the supporters of D. Miguel I of Portugal and João Moniz Corte Real, the leader of the absolutists, who received weapons from the island of Faial in Porto dos Biscoitos. 4 October – Combat of Pico do Seleiro, Terceira Island, in the Azores, in the context of the Portuguese Civil War (1828-1834). October 4 - Installation of a provisional government on the island of Terceira in order to ensure the maintenance of D. Pedro IV's rights in the region. October 5 - Anti-liberal revolt in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira island. October 5 - Appointment of the Provisional Board of the government of Terceira island, based in Angra, faithful to King Pedro IV. October 26 - Acclamation of King D. Miguel on the island of São Jorge, Azores. October 28 - Decree of the Provisional Board declaring that the island of Terceira is the only place where the rights of D. Pedro IV are sustained. October 28 - Decree (not revoked) d