On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1878

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Quod apostolici muneris (socialism)

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII

Famous Deaths

  • José Bernardo Alcedo, Peruvian composer, dies at 90
1878 Highlights

About December 28, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn