On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1866

Historical Events

  • Metric system becomes a legal measurement system in US

Famous Birthdays

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter, English children's author and illustrator (The Tale of Peter Rabbit), born in London (d. 1943)

1866 Highlights

About July 28, 1866

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo