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Friday April 28, 2023

April 28: Day of the Week

April 28, 2023 is the 118th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1192
    Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne is confirmed by election. The killing is carried out by Hashshashin.
  • 1253
    Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk, propounds Nam Myoho Renge Kyo for the very first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism.
  • 1611
    Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the largest Catholic university in the world.
  • 1950
    Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.
  • 1952
    Occupied Japan: The United States occupation of Japan ends as the Treaty of San Francisco, ratified September 8, 1951, comes into force.
  • 1975
    General Cao Van Vien, chief of the South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on victory.
  • 1994
    Former Central Intelligence Agency counter-intelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later Russia.
  • 1996
    In Tasmania, Australia, Martin Bryant goes on a shooting spree, killing 35 people and seriously injuring 21 more.
  • 2001
    Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world’s first space tourist.
  • 2008
    A train collision in Shandong, China, kills 72 people and injures 416 more.

Who were born on April 28?

  • 1819
    Ezra Abbot, American Bible scholar (d. 1884)
  • 1874
    Karl Kraus, Austrian journalist and author (d. 1936)
  • 1930
    James Baker, American politician
  • 1943
    Jacques Dutronc, French singer and actor
  • 1944
    Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, Belgian politician
  • 1961
    Anna Oxa, Italian singer
  • 1965
    Steven Blum, American voice actor
  • 1970
    Nicklas Lidström, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1979
    Scott Fujita, American football player
  • 1982
    Nikki Grahame, English television personality

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