On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1863

Historical Events

  • 1st black regiment (54 Mass) leaves Boston to fight in US Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg Adler, Polish state economist, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 1908)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Kirby Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies of injuries at 23
1863 Highlights

About May 28, 1863

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini