December 28: Day of the Week
December 28, 2019 is the 362nd day of the year 2019 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.
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.
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December 28 Historical Event(s)
- 1768King Taksin’s coronation achieved through conquest as a king of Thailand and established Thonburi as a capital.
- 1846Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
- 1885Indian National Congress a political party of India is founded in Bombay, British India.
- 1918Constance Markievicz while detained in Holloway prison, became the first woman to be elected MP to the British House of Commons.
- 1948The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
- 1956Chin Peng, David Marshall and Tunku Abdul Rahman meet in Baling to try and resolve the Malayan Emergency situation.
- 1958“Greatest Game Ever Played” – Baltimore Colts defeat the New York Giants in the first ever National Football League sudden death overtime game at New York’s Yankee Stadium.
- 1978With 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.
- 200943 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims are observing the Day of Ashura.
- 2010Arab Spring: Popular protests begin in Algeria against the government.
Who were born on December 28?
- 1888Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, German film director (d. 1931)
- 1925Hildegard Knef, German actress (d. 2002)
- 1954Lanny Poffo, American professional wrestler
- 1957Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer
- 1959Ana Torroja, Spanish singer (Mecano)
- 1965Allar Levandi, Estonian Nordic combined skier
- 1970Elaine Hendrix, American actress
- 1974Rob Niedermayer, Canadian-born ice-hockey player
- 1976Igor Žiković, Croatian footballer
- 1982Cedric Benson, American football player
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