On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1828

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North

6th US President John Quincy Adams
6th US President
John Quincy Adams

Famous Birthdays

  • Adin Ballou Underwood, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Worcester County Massachusetts (d. 1888)
1828 Highlights

About May 19, 1828

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus