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 French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 1776Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
- 1794Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau.
- 1913Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
- 1920Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states.
- 1930Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
- 1939Spanish Civil War: Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquers Madrid.
- 1979Operators of Three Mile Island’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania fail to recognize that a relief valve in the primary coolant system has stuck open following an unexpected shutdown. As a result, enough coolant drains out of the system to allow the core to overheat and partially melt down.
- 1994In South Africa, Zulus and African National Congress supporters battle in central Johannesburg, resulting in 18 deaths.
- 2000Three children are killed when a Murray County, Georgia, school bus is hit by a CSX freight train.
- 2005The 2005 Sumatra earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the fourth strongest earthquake since 1965.
Who were born on March 28?
- 1862Aristide Briand, French politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932)
- 1892Tom Maguire, Irish republican (d. 1993)
- 1897Tillie Voss, American football player (d. 1975)
- 1922Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
- 1960José Maria Neves, Cape Verdeian politician
- 1968Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter
- 1975Richard Kelly, American film director
- 1977Erik Rasmussen, American ice hockey player
- 1981Julia Stiles, American actress
- 1982Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
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