What Happened on March 28, 1868

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter and illustrator, born in Solothurn, Switzerland (d. 1961)

Person of interestMaxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky [Alexei Maximovich Peshkov], Russian playwright and author (Mother and The Lower Depths), born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (d. 1936)

Playwright & Author Maxim Gorky
Playwright & Author
Maxim Gorky
  • Wojciech Gawronski, Polish composer (d. 1910)

Famous Deaths

  • James Brudenell, British 7th Earl of Cardigan (led the Charge of the Light Brigade during Crimean War), dies at about 70