On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1855

Historical Events

  • The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway

Famous Birthdays

  • William Seward Burroughs, American inventor of the 1st workable adding machine, born in rural New York (d. 1898)
1855 Highlights

About January 28, 1855

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius