July 28: Day of the Week
July 28, 2021 is the 209th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1794Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine in Paris during the French Revolution.
- 1868The 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is certified, establishing African-American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
- 1896The city of Miami, Florida is incorporated.
- 1933Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.
- 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.
- 1948The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the “Battle of London Airport”.
- 1955The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.
- 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.
- 2001Australian Ian Thorpe becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.
- 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?
- 1924C.T. Vivian, American Civil Rights Movement activist
- 1931Johnny Martin, Australian cricketer (d. 1992)
- 1936Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
- 1948Sally Struthers, American actress
- 1949Vida Blue, American baseball player
- 1960Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director
- 1962Rachel Sweet, American singer
- 1970Paul Strang, Zimbabwian cricketer
- 1973Marc Dupré, Quebec humorist and singer
- 1988Ayla Brown, American singer
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