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Thursday October 28, 2021

October 28: Day of the Week

October 28, 2021 is the 301st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 64 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1531
    Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad’s control.
  • 1664
    The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of White Plains – British Army forces arrive at White Plains, attack and capture Chatterton Hill from the Americans.
  • 1848
    The first railroad in Spain – between Barcelona and Mataró – is opened.
  • 1918
    World War I: Czechoslovakia is granted independence from Austria-Hungary marking the beginning of an independent Czechoslovak state, after 300 years.
  • 1922
    March on Rome: Italian fascists led by Benito Mussolini march on Rome and take over the Italian government.
  • 1962
    Cuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that he had ordered the removal of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
  • 1964
    Vietnam War: U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam.
  • 1982
    The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party wins elections, leading to the first Socialist government in Spain after death of Franco. Felipe Gonzalez becomes Prime Minister-elect.
  • 2006
    The funeral service takes place for those executed at Bykivnia forest, outside Kiev, Ukraine. 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s – early 1940s are reburied.

Who were born on October 28?

  • 1818
    Ivan Turgenev, Russian writer (d. 1883)
  • 1881
    Bruno Söderström, Swedish athlete (d. 1969)
  • 1927
    Roza Makagonova, Russian actress (d. 1995)
  • 1938
    Dave Budd, American basketball player
  • 1957
    Zach Wamp, American politician
  • 1967
    Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
  • 1970
    Greg Eagles, American voice actor
  • 1979
    Aki Hakala, Finnish musician
  • 1981
    Nick Montgomery, English footballer
  • 1982
    Jeremy Bonderman, American baseball player

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