On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1807

Historical Events

  • London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRobert McClure

Robert McClure, Irish explorer who discovered the Northwest passage, born in Wexford, Ireland (d. 1873)

Explorer Robert McClure
Robert McClure

1807 Highlights

About January 28, 1807

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 214 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius