On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1808

Historical Events

  • Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lucas, English composer, Principle of the Royal Academy of Music, born in Salisbury, England (d. 1869)
1808 Highlights

About July 28, 1808

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo