On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1799

Historical Events

  • New York State abolishes slavery

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow), born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1854)

Famous Deaths

  • Etta L J "baronne" Palm-Aelders, Dutch adventurer/spy, dies at 55
1799 Highlights

About March 28, 1799

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries