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Friday October 28, 2022

October 28: Day of the Week

October 28, 2022 is the 301st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 64 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.

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

October 2022
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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)

  • 306
    Maxentius is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
  • 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.
  • 1928
    Declaration of the Youth Pledge in Indonesia, the first time Indonesia Raya, now the national anthem, was sung.
  • 1962
    Cuban Missile Crisis: Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that he had ordered the removal of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
  • 1965
    Nostra Aetate, the “Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions” of the Second Vatican Council, is promulgated by Pope Paul VI; it absolves the Jews of responsibility for the death of Jesus, reversing Innocent III’s 760 year-old declaration.
  • 1971
    Britain launches the satellite Prospero into low Earth orbit atop a Black Arrow carrier rocket, the only British satellite to date launched by a British rocket.
  • 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.
  • 2005
    Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney’s chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.
  • 2007
    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner becomes the first woman elected President of Argentina.
  • 2009
    NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its later-cancelled Constellation program.

Who were born on October 28?

  • 1922
    Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)
  • 1927
    Roza Makagonova, Russian actress (d. 1995)
  • 1932
    Suzy Parker, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1938
    Anne Perry, English-born novelist
  • 1942
    Kees Verkerk, Dutch speed skater
  • 1943
    Conny Froboess, German singer
  • 1955
    Indra Nooyi, Indian born American Corporate Leader, PepsiCo CEO
  • 1963
    James Miller, American parachutist and paraglider pilot (d. 2002)
  • 1972
    Brad Paisley, American musician
  • 1974
    Joaquin Phoenix, American actor

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