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

December 28: Day of the Week

December 28, 2024 is the 363rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 3 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 28 Historical Event(s)

1836
South Australia and Adelaide are founded.
1846
Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
1867
United States claims Midway Atoll, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.
1895
Wilhelm Röntgen publishes a paper detailing his discovery of a new type of radiation, which later will be known as x-rays.
1935
Pravda publishes a letter by Pavel Postyshev, who revives New Year tree tradition in the Soviet Union.
1944
Maurice Richard becomes the first player to score 8 points in one game of NHL ice hockey.
1948
The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
1956
Chin Peng, David Marshall and Tunku Abdul Rahman meet in Baling to try and resolve the Malayan Emergency situation.
1978
With the crew investigating a problem with the landing gear, United Airlines Flight 173 runs out of fuel and crashes in Portland, Oregon, killing 10. As a result, United Airlines instituted the industry’s first crew resource management program.
2008
War in Somalia: The militaries of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian troops capture Mogadishu unopposed.

Who were born on December 28?

1619
Antoine Furetière, French writer (d. 1688)
1665
George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)
1902
Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (d. 2001)
1948
Mary Weiss, American Singer (The Shangri-Las)
1952
Arun Jaitley, Indian Politician
1960
Melvin Turpin, American basketball player (d. 2010)
1961
Kent Nielsen, Danish footballer and football coach
1979
Bree Williamson, Canadian actress
1985
Kamani Hill, American footballer
2001
Madison De La Garza, American child actress

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