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Friday October 28, 2022

October 28: Day of the Week

October 28, 2022 was the 301st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 64 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)

  • 312
    Battle of Milvian Bridge: Constantine I defeats Maxentius, becoming the sole Roman Emperor.
  • 1061
    Empress Agnes, acting as Regent for her son, brings about the election of Bishop Cadalus, the Antipope Honorius II.
  • 1664
    The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.
  • 1707
    The 1707 Hōei earthquake causes more than 5,000 deaths in Honshu, Shikoku and Kyūshū, Japan
  • 1891
    The Mino-Owari earthquake, the largest inland earthquake in Japan’s history, strikes Gifu Prefecture.
  • 1893
    Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique, receives its première performance in St. Petersburg, only nine days before the composer’s death.
  • 1964
    Vietnam War: U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2007
    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner becomes the first woman elected President of Argentina.

Who were born on October 28?

  • 1903
    Evelyn Waugh, English writer (d. 1966)
  • 1909
    Francis Bacon, Irish painter (d. 1992)
  • 1917
    Jack Soo, American actor (d. 1979)
  • 1930
    Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports figure
  • 1944
    Dennis Franz, American actor
  • 1967
    Julia Roberts, American actress
  • 1969
    Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Puerto Rican screenwriter and producer
  • 1974
    Braden Looper, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Dayanara Torres, Puerto Rican actress and beauty queen
  • 1992
    Lexi Ainsworth, American actress

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