On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Proclamation of South Australia as a British Province. Formal proclamation was read out in what is now the Adelaide suburb of Glenelg North by Captain (later Rear Admiral, Governor, Sir) John Hindmarsh
  • Spain recognizes the independence of Mexico
  • The colony of Adelaide, South Australia is formally proclaimed