On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1754

Historical Events

  • Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity

Famous Deaths

  • Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg, founder of modern Danish and Norwegian literature, dies at 69
1754 Highlights

About January 28, 1754

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 267 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius