What Happened on January 28, 1867

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

Founder of the American Federation of Labor Samuel Gompers
Founder of the American Federation of Labor
Samuel Gompers

Famous Deaths

  • John J. Pettus, American politician, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63), dies at 53