On This Day

August 28, 1833 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


UKBritain Abolishes the Slave Trade

Britain's Slavery Abolition Act gains royal assent

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'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' emblem used by some abolitionists determined to end the slave trade in the British Empire
'Am I Not a Man and a Brother?' emblem used by some abolitionists determined to end the slave trade in the British Empire
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Birthdays in History

  • Edward Burne-Jones, English Pre-Raphaelite painter and designer, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1898)