Sunday April 28, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 28: Day of the Week

April 28, 2024 is the 119th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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.

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.
1789
Mutiny on the Bounty: Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island.
1792
France invades the Austrian Netherlands (present day Belgium), beginning the French Revolutionary War.
1948
Igor Stravinsky conducted the premier of his American ballet, Orpheus, in New York City at New York City Center.
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.
1978
President of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daoud Khan, is overthrown and assassinated in a coup led by pro-communist rebels.
1986
The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea.
1999
In Alberta, Canada, 14-year-old Todd Cameron Smith fires upon three students, killing one and wounding another in the W. R. Myers High School shooting.

Who were born on April 28?

1921
Rowland Evans, American journalist (d. 2001)
1934
Lois Duncan, American novelist
1937
Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq 1979-2003; Prime Minister of Iraq 1979-1991; 1994-2003 (d. 2006)
1941
Lucien Aimar, French cyclist
1952
Mary McDonnell, American actress
1963
Lloyd Eisler, Canadian figure skater
1973
Earl Holmes, American footballer
1977
Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (d. 2006)
1986
George Nozuka, Canadian singer/songwriter
1986
Jennifer Palm Lundberg, Swedish beauty pageant contestant

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