On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1868

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 GawroĊ„ski, Polish pianist and composer, born in Sejmany, Russian Empire [now Lithuania] (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
1868 Highlights

About March 28, 1868

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries