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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 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.
- 1821José de San Martín declares the independence of Peru from Spain.
- 1868The 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is certified, establishing African-American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
- 1933Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.
- 1945A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.
- 1948The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the “Battle of London Airport”.
- 1973Summer Jam at Watkins Glen: 600,000 people attend a rock festival at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.
- 2005The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
- 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?
- 1923Ray Ellis, American record producer and arranger (d. 2008)
- 1933Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey player
- 1946Jonathan Edwards, American singer and songwriter
- 1948Georgia Engel, American actress
- 1948Gerald Casale, American vocalist, bassist (Devo) and director
- 1949Vida Blue, American baseball player
- 1973Marc Dupré, Quebec humorist and singer
- 1977Manu Ginóbili, Argentine basketball player
- 1990Simone Pizzuti, Italian footballer
- 1993Cher Lloyd, English singer and rapper
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