On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1849

Famous Birthdays

  • James Darmesteter, French author and antiquarian (translations of the Avesta, the sacred scripture of Zoroastrianism), born in Ch√Ęteau-Salins, France (d. 1894)

Famous Divorces

  • Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate

Famous Deaths

  • Stephan Endlicher, Austrian botanist, dies at 44
1849 Highlights

About March 28, 1849

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries