July 28: Day of the Week
July 28, 2019 was the 209th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1364Troops of the Republic of Pisa and of the Republic of Florence clash in the Battle of Cascina.
- 1540Thomas 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.
- 1794Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine in Paris during the French Revolution.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Ezra Church – Confederate troops make a third unsuccessful attempt to drive Union forces from Atlanta, Georgia.
- 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.
- 1935First flight of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
- 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.
- 1945A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.
- 1996The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.
- 2005Tornadoes touch down in a residential areas in south Birmingham and Coventry England, causing £4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.
Who were born on July 28?
- 1860Elias M. Ammons, American politician (d. 1925)
- 1891Ron Oxenham, Australian cricketer (d. 1939)
- 1902Karl Popper, Austrian-born British philosopher (d. 1994)
- 1965Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer
- 1969Dana White, American professional sports executive
- 1970Michael Amott, Swedish guitarist (Arch Enemy)
- 1972Ed Templeton, American skateboarder
- 1975Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer
- 1985Dustin Milligan, Canadian actor
- 1993Cher Lloyd, English singer and rapper
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