On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1870

Historical Events

  • U.S. Congress creates federal holidays (New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day), initially applicable only to federal employees
1870 Highlights

About June 28, 1870

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer