December 28, 1872 in History

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Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Pío Baroja y Nessi, Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), born in San Sebastián, Basque Country (d. 1956)

Spanish Writer Pío Baroja
Spanish Writer
Pío Baroja

Deaths in History

  • James Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)