On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1828

Famous Birthdays

  • Clinton Bowen Fisk, American abolitionist, Brevet Major General (Union Army), helped establish 1st free public schools in the South, born in York, New York (d. 1890)
  • Robert Bullock, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Greenville, North Carolina (d. 1905)
1828 Highlights

About December 8, 1828

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius