July 28: Day of the Week
July 28, 2020 was the 210th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 28 Historical Event(s)
- 1809Peninsular War: Battle of Talavera – Sir Arthur Wellesley’s British, Portuguese and Spanish army defeats a French force led by Joseph Bonaparte.
- 1896The city of Miami, Florida is incorporated.
- 1914World War I: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after Serbia rejects the conditions of an ultimatum sent by Austria on July 23 following the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand.
- 1932U.S. President Herbert Hoover orders the United States Army to forcibly evict the “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C.
- 1942World War II: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin issues Order No. 227 in response to alarming German advances into the Soviet Union. Under the order all those who retreat or otherwise leave their positions without orders to do so are to be immediately executed.
- 1973Summer Jam at Watkins Glen: 600,000 people attend a rock festival at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.
- 1976The Tangshan earthquake measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 moment magnitude flattens Tangshan in the People’s Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.
- 1993Andorra joins the United Nations.
- 1996The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.
- 2010Airblue Flight 202 crashes into the Margalla Hills north of Islamabad, Pakistan, killing all 152 people aboard. It is the deadliest aviation accident in Pakistan history and the first involving an Airbus A321.
Who were born on July 28?
- 1879Lucy Burns, American suffragist (d. 1966)
- 1898Lawrence Gray, American actor (d. 1970)
- 1924C.T. Vivian, American Civil Rights Movement activist
- 1936Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
- 1940Philip Proctor, American comedian
- 1941Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor
- 1942Marty Brennaman, American sportscaster
- 1972Ed Templeton, American skateboarder
- 1980Stephen Christian, American singer (Anberlin)
- 1986Alexandra Chando, American actress
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