April 28: Day of the Week
April 28, 2020 is the 119th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 357Emperor Constantius II enters Rome for the first time to celebrate his victory over Magnus Magnentius.
- 1788Maryland becomes the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
- 1796The Armistice of Cherasco is signed by Napoleon Bonaparte and Vittorio Amedeo III, the King of Sardinia, expanding French territory along the Mediterranean coast.
- 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.
- 1952Occupied Japan: The United States occupation of Japan ends as the Treaty of San Francisco, ratified September 8, 1951, comes into force.
- 1965United States occupation of the Dominican Republic: American troops land in the Dominican Republic to “forestall establishment of a Communist dictatorship” and to evacuate U.S. Army troops.
- 1977The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed.
- 1986The 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.
Who were born on April 28?
- 32Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman emperor (d. 69 AD)
- 1838Tobias Michael Carel Asser, Dutch jurist, Nobel laureate (d. 1913)
- 1921Rowland Evans, American journalist (d. 2001)
- 1934Lois Duncan, American novelist
- 1949Bruno Kirby, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1958Hal Sutton, American golfer
- 1970Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer
- 1973Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer
- 1973Jorge Garcia, American actor
- 1991Jordan Robinson, British footballer
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