On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, American orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1932)
  • Charles Boissevain, Dutch editor of Amsterdam Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908), born in Amsterdam (d. 1927)
1842 Highlights

About October 28, 1842

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio