On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1865

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Confederate President Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaarlo Juho StÃ¥hlberg, first president of Finland (d. 1952)
  • Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1928)
1865 Highlights

About January 28, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius