July 28: Day of the Week
July 28, 2019 is the 209th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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.
- 1821José de San Martín declares the independence of Peru from Spain.
- 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.
- 1933Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.
- 1943World War II: Operation Gomorrah – The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.
- 1945A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26.
- 1965Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.
- 1996The remains of a prehistoric man are discovered near Kennewick, Washington. Such remains will be known as the Kennewick Man.
- 2002Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
- 2005The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
Who were born on July 28?
- 1804Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher (d. 1872)
- 1891Ron Oxenham, Australian cricketer (d. 1939)
- 1896Barbara La Marr, American actress (d. 1926)
- 1949Randall Wallace, American screenwriter and film producer
- 1960Luiz Fernando Carvalho, Brazilian film director
- 1961Alexander Kurlovitch, Soviet weightlifter
- 1965Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer
- 1967Taka Hirose, Japanese bassist (Feeder)
- 1969Garth Snow, American ice hockey player
- 1975Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer
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