On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1776

Historical Events

  • Charleston, South Carolina repulses British sea attack

United States Declaration of Independence

Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to Continental Congress

Famous Deaths

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

About June 28, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 246 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer