On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Auguste Piccard, Swiss scientist/explorer (balloonist), twin brother of Jean Felix Piccard
  • Jean Felix Piccard, Swiss scientist/explorer (balloonist) twin brother of Auguste Piccard
  • Lucien H d'Azambuja, French astronomer (chromosome of sun)
1884 Highlights

About January 28, 1884

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius