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Sunday April 28, 2019

April 28: Day of the Week

April 28, 2019 was the 118th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 247 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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)

  • 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.
  • 1869
    Chinese and Irish laborers for the Central Pacific Railroad working on the First Transcontinental Railroad lay 10 miles of track in one day, a feat which has never been matched.
  • 1944
    World War II: Nine German S-boots attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946.
  • 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.
  • 1977
    The Red Army Faction trial ends, with Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe found guilty of four counts of murder and more than 30 counts of attempted murder.
  • 1988
    Near 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.
  • 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
    Whitewater controversy: President Bill Clinton gives a 4½ hour videotaped testimony for the defense.
  • 2008
    A train collision in Shandong, China, kills 72 people and injures 416 more.

Who were born on April 28?

  • 1926
    Harper Lee, American author
  • 1941
    Karl Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1948
    Marcia Strassman, American actress
  • 1948
    Terry Pratchett, English author
  • 1972
    Joseph Bruce, American musician (Insane Clown Posse)
  • 1973
    Jorge Garcia, American actor
  • 1974
    Richel Hersisia, Dutch boxer
  • 1980
    Karolina Goceva, Macedonian singer
  • 1981
    Pietro Travagli, Italian rugby player
  • 1986
    Jennifer Palm Lundberg, Swedish beauty pageant contestant

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