On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1798

Famous Birthdays

  • Gershom Jaques Van Brunt, U.S. Army (Union Navy), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey (d. 1863)

Famous Deaths

  • James Wilson, One of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, dies at 55
1798 Highlights

About August 28, 1798

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 223 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo