What Happened on December 28, 1835

Historical Events

  • Second Seminole War between United States and Native Americans begins with the Dade Massacre in Sumter County, Florida; Senminole fighters kill nearly all 110 of US Army troops under Major Francis Langhorne Dade [1] [2]

Famous Birthdays

  • Archibald Geikie, Scottish geologist (Scenery of Scotland), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1924)
1835 Highlights

About December 28, 1835

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 187 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn