September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2022 is the 271st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 365Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
- 995Members of Slavník’s dynasty – Spytimír, Pobraslav, Pořej and Čáslav are murdered by Boleslaus’s son, Boleslaus II the Pious.
- 1238Muslim Valencia surrenders to the besieging King James I of Aragon the Conqueror.
- 1538Ottoman–Venetian War: The Ottoman Navy scores a decisive victory over a Holy League fleet in the Battle of Preveza.
- 1779American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.
- 1871Brazilian Parliament passes the Law of the Free Womb, granting freedom to all new children born to slaves, the first major step in the eradication of slavery in Brazil.
- 1928The U.K. Parliament passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
- 1961A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
- 1962The Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.
- 1995Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat sign the Interim Agreement on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Who were born on September 28?
- 1681Johann Mattheson, German composer (d. 1764)
- 1861Amélie of Orléans, queen of Portugal (d. 1951)
- 1898Carl Clauberg, Nazi concentration camp doctor (d. 1957)
- 1901Ed Sullivan, American television show host (d. 1974)
- 1925Seymour Cray, American computer scientist (d. 1996)
- 1947Bob Carr, Australian politician
- 1959Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver
- 1973Jori Hulkkonen, Finnish electronic musician
- 1974Joonas Kolkka, Finnish footballer
- 1983Stefan Moore, English footballer
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