On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Herbert Thompson, American diplomat and archaeologist (Mayan civilization), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1935)
  • Kate Douglas Wiggin, American author (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1923)
1856 Highlights

About September 28, 1856

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 164 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra