September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2019 is the 271st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 28 Historical Event(s)
- 235Pope Pontian resigns. He and Hippolytus, church leader of Rome, are exiled to the mines of Sardinia.
- 365Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
- 1542Navigator João Rodrigues Cabrilho of Portugal arrives at what is now San Diego, California, United States.
- 1787The newly completed United States Constitution is voted on by the U.S. Congress to be sent to the state legislatures for approval.
- 1844Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
- 1868Battle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France.
- 1928Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
- 1928The U.K. Parliament passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
- 1958France ratifies a new Constitution of France; the French Fifth Republic is then formed upon the formal adoption of the new constitution on October 4. Guinea rejects the new constitution, voting for independence instead.
- 1961A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
Who were born on September 28?
- 1852Henri Moissan, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1907)
- 1899Alice de Janzé, American heiress (d. 1941)
- 1913Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator (d. 2007)
- 1933Johnny “Country” Mathis, American country singer (d. 2011)
- 1937Alice Mahon, English politician and labor leader
- 1942Edward “Little Buster” Forehand, soul and blues musician (d. 2006)
- 1943Nick St. Nicholas, Canadian musician (Steppenwolf)
- 1943Warren Lieberfarb, American media executive
- 1966Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
- 1986Andrés Guardado, Mexican footballer
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