What Happened on August 28, 1830

Horse in Race Against a Train

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!

About August 28, 1830

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo