On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1859

Famous Deaths

  • F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1827-28), dies at 76
  • William H. Prescott, American historian, dies at 62
1859 Highlights

About January 28, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius