On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1808

Historical Events

  • Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lucas, British cellist composer, publisher, and educator (Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, 1859-66), born in Salisbury, England (d. 1869)
1808 Highlights

About July 28, 1808

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 213 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo