On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1856

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French Magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin performs for Algerian Marabouts in Algeria to convince them that French magic is the stronger


Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Xavier Arens, American composer, born in Neef, Germany (d. 1932)
1856 Highlights

About October 28, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio