On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harriet Tubman arrives in Auburn, New York, on her last mission to free slaves, having evaded capture for 8 years on the Underground Railroad

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander von Fielitz, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57