On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1775

Famous Birthdays

  • Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)

Famous Weddings

John Hancock

Statesman John Hancock (38) weds hostess Dorothy Quincy (28) in Fairfield, Connecticut

1775 Highlights

About August 28, 1775

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo