On This Day

August 28, 1789 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

William Herschel discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel

Birthdays in History

  • Stéphanie de Beauharnais, Grand Duchess of Baden, born in Versailles, France (d. 1860)