On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1859

Historical Events

  • A geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far afield as Japan
1859 Highlights

About August 28, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo