On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1853

Historical Events

  • Olympia forms as capital of Washington Territory

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Magill White, American educator and 1st woman to earn a Ph.D. in the U.S., born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1944)
1853 Highlights

About November 28, 1853

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius