On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1830

Historical Events

  • 1st American built locomotive, "Tom Thumb" races a horse-drawn car from Stockton and Stokes stagecoach company from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. Let history record that due to mechanical problems the horse won!
1830 Highlights

About August 28, 1830

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 190 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo