On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1875

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert H. Grosvenor, American geographer and 1st full-time editor of National Geographic Society (1899-1954), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • William Howard Glover, English composer, dies at 56
1875 Highlights

About October 28, 1875

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio