April 28: Day of the Week
April 28, 2020 was the 119th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 247 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1192Assassination 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.
- 1788Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
- 1887A week after being arrested by the Prussian Secret Police, Alsatian police inspector Guillaume Schnaebelé is released on order of German Emperor William I, defusing a possible war.
- 1930The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas.
- 1932A vaccine for yellow fever is announced for use on humans.
- 1944World War II: Nine German S-boots attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946.
- 1970Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia.
- 1977The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed.
- 1987American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua.
- 1988Near Maui, Hawaii, flight attendant Clarabelle “C.B.” Lansing is blown out of Aloha Airlines Flight 243, a Boeing 737, and falls to her death when part of the plane’s fuselage rips open in mid-flight.
Who were born on April 28?
- 1868Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (d. 1908)
- 1870August Schmierer, German rugby player
- 1878Lionel Barrymore, American actor (d. 1954)
- 1900Heinrich Müller, head of the Gestapo (disappeared in 1945)
- 1911Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
- 1925T. John Lesinski, Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
- 1932Brownie Ledbetter, American civil rights activist (d. 2010)
- 1937Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq 1979-2003; Prime Minister of Iraq 1979-1991; 1994-2003 (d. 2006)
- 1965Jennifer Rardin, American author, Jaz Parks series (d. 2010)
- 1966Too Short, American rapper
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