On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1774

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Baily, English astronomer and describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse, born in Newbury, Berkshire, England (d. 1844)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Chief Justice John Jay (28) weds Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (17)

1st US Chief Justice John Jay
1st US Chief Justice
John Jay

1774 Highlights

About April 28, 1774

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus