On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1860

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

  • Cornelis Broere, Dutch Roman Catholic priest and poet, dies at 57
1860 Highlights

About December 28, 1860

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn