What Happened on August 28, 1798

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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