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December 28, 1859 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

  • John W Fortescue, British military historian and archivist at Windsor Castle, born in Madeira (d. 1933)

Deaths in History

  • Thomas Babington Macaulay, English poet and historian (Ivry, Naaseby), dies at 59
1859 in History