On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Channing H. Cox, American politician (49th Governor of Massachusetts), born in Manchester, New Hampshire (d. 1968)
  • Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Roch Louis Reybaud, French writer (b. 1799)
1879 Highlights

About October 28, 1879

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio