On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1867

Historical Events

  • The United States formally takes control of Midway Atoll, years after it was sighted and claimed by Captain N.C. Brooks

Famous Birthdays

  • Umberto Giordano, Italian composer (La cena delle beffe), born in Foggia, Italy (d. 1948)
1867 Highlights

About August 28, 1867

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo