What Happened on December 28, 1836

Historical Events

  • Proclamation of South Australia as a British Province. Formal proclamation was read out near The Old Gum Tree, 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

About December 28, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 186 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn