What Happened on January 28, 1867

Famous Weddings

Samuel Gompers

Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • John J. Pettus, American politician, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63), dies at 53
1867 Highlights

About January 28, 1867

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius