On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever
  • In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, being 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Work begins on the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Engineer and Achitect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Achitect
Gustave Eiffel

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Rubinstein, pianist, born in Łódź, Poland
  • Lily Theresa Strickland, composer