July 28, 2023 was the 209th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
July 28 Historical Event(s)
Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, on the same day.
Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine in Paris during the French Revolution.
Peninsular War: Battle of Talavera – Sir Arthur Wellesley’s British, Portuguese and Spanish army defeats a French force led by Joseph Bonaparte.
José de San Martín declares the independence of Peru from Spain.
The city of Miami, Florida is incorporated.
The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the “Battle of London Airport”.
The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.
Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
Airblue 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?
Aenne Burda German publisher (d. 2005)
Garfield Sobers, Barbadian cricketer
Mikey Sheehy, Irish Gaelic footballer
Michael Hitchcock, American actor
Elizabeth Berkley, American actress
Rahman “Rock” Harper, American personality, Restauranteur
Hitomi Yaida, Japanese singer-songwriter
Noel Sullivan, Welsh reality television contestant
Alexandra Chando, American actress
Hannah Lochner, Canadian actress
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