On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1881

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Lincoln, New Mexico

Frontier Outlaw Billy the Kid
Frontier Outlaw
Billy the Kid
  • French troops sent into Tunisia

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Olinger, American warden & the last victim of Billy the Kid, dies at 31
1881 Highlights

About April 28, 1881

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus