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 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)
- 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.
- 1792France invades the Austrian Netherlands (present day Belgium), beginning the French Revolutionary War.
- 1944World War II: Nine German S-boots attacked US and UK units during Exercise Tiger, the rehearsal for the Normandy landings, killing 946.
- 1950Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.
- 1975General Cao Van Vien, chief of the South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on victory.
- 1977The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure is signed.
- 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.
- 1996In Tasmania, Australia, Martin Bryant goes on a shooting spree, killing 35 people and seriously injuring 21 more.
- 2001Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world’s first space tourist.
Who were born on April 28?
- 1928Yves Klein, French painter (d. 1962)
- 1944Alice Waters, American chef
- 1949Paul Guilfoyle, American actor
- 1950Willie Colón, Puerto Rican salsa musician
- 1957Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
- 1981Pietro Travagli, Italian rugby player
- 1982Chris Kaman, American basketball player
- 1982Nikki Grahame, English television personality
- 1988Juan Manuel Mata, Spanish footballer
- 1990Mario Meraz, Mexican boxer
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