On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1596

Famous Deaths

Francis Drake

Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies of dysentery at 50

1596 Highlights

About January 28, 1596

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 426 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius