July 28: Day of the Week
July 28, 2021 was the 209th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 156 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 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.
- 1932U.S. President Herbert Hoover orders the United States Army to forcibly evict the “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C.
- 1935First flight of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.
- 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.
- 1957Heavy rain and a mudslide in Isahaya, western Kyūshū, Japan, kill 992.
- 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.
- 2001Australian Ian Thorpe becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.
Who were born on July 28?
- 1874Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (d. 1945)
- 1923Ray Ellis, American record producer and arranger (d. 2008)
- 1930Ramsey Muir Withers, Canadian military figure
- 1936Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
- 1938Chuan Leekpai, Thai politician
- 1950Shahyar Ghanbari, Iranian poet
- 1951Doug Collins, American basketball player and coach
- 1952Yoshitaka Amano, Japanese artist
- 1956John Feinstein, American sportswriter, author and sports commentator
- 1983Cody Hay, Canadian figure skater
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