March 28: Day of the Week
March 28, 2019 was the 87th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 278 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 28 Historical Event(s)
- 1889The Yngsjö murder occurs in Yngsjö, Sweden and Anna Månsdotter is arrested along with her son.
- 1913Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
- 1942World War II: In occupied France, British naval forces successfully raid the German-occupied port of St. Nazaire.
- 1946Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
- 1959The State Council of the People’s Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet.
- 1994In South Africa, Zulus and African National Congress supporters battle in central Johannesburg, resulting in 18 deaths.
- 1999Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in the Izbica massacre.
- 2000Three children are killed when a Murray County, Georgia, school bus is hit by a CSX freight train.
- 2003In a friendly fire incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard’s 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.
- 2006At least 1 million union members, students, and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government’s proposed First Employment Contract law.
Who were born on March 28?
- 1819Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (d. 1891)
- 1902Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988)
- 1919Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
- 1922Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
- 1948John Evan, British musician (Jethro Tull)
- 1948Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
- 1965Steve Bull, English footballer
- 1968Max Perlich, American actor
- 1970Jennifer Weiner, American author
- 1972Nick Frost, English comedian and actor
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