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 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)
- 1794Maximilien Robespierre is executed by guillotine in Paris during the French Revolution.
- 1868The 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is certified, establishing African-American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2001Australian Ian Thorpe becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.
- 2005The Provisional Irish Republican Army calls an end to its thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.
- 2008The historic Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare burns down for the second time in 80 years.
- 2010Airblue 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?
- 1867Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born Argentine astronomer (d. 1951)
- 1933Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey player
- 1938Alberto Fujimori, Peruvian politician
- 1963Beverley Craven, British singer
- 1972Elizabeth Berkley, American actress
- 1974Justin Lee Collins, British comedian
- 1979Lee Minwoo, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
- 1984DeMeco Ryans, American football player
- 1984John David Washington, American actor and football player
- 1990Shana Swash, English actress
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