On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1776

Historical Events

  • Charleston, South Carolina repulses British sea attack

USAUnited States Declaration of Independence

Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to Continental Congress

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Engrossed copy of the United States Declaration of Independence
Engrossed copy of the United States Declaration of Independence
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Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged
1776 Highlights

About June 28, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer