On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustave Kerker, German born American composer for Broadway musicals (The Belle of New York), born in Hertford, Germany (d. 1923)

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Dumont, Belgian geologist, dies at 48
1857 Highlights

About February 28, 1857

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces