What Happened on December 28, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, born in Koudekerke, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • John W Fortescue, military historian

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Babington Macaulay, English poet and historian (Ivry, Naaseby), dies at 59