What Happened on July 28, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Secretary of State William H. Seward announces 14th Amendment ratified by states, grants citizenship to ex-slaves

US Secretary of State William H. Seward
US Secretary of State
William H. Seward

Famous Birthdays

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