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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 48 BCPompey the Great is assassinated on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.
- 351Battle of Mursa Major: the Roman Emperor Constantius II defeats the usurper Magnentius.
- 365Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
- 1448Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.
- 1844Oscar I of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
- 1918World War I: The Fifth Battle of Ypres begins.
- 1928Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
- 1975The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people are taken hostage, takes place in London.
- 1994The car ferry MS Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.
- 2008SpaceX launches the first ever private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.
Who were born on September 28?
- 1330Nicolas Flamel, French scrivener, manuscript-seller, and alchemist. (d. 1418)
- 1803Prosper Mérimée, French author (d. 1870)
- 1893Giannis Skaribas, Greek writer and dramatist (d. 1984)
- 1923Tuli Kupferberg, American counterculture poet, author, cartoonist, pacifist anarchist, publisher and co-founder of the band The Fugs (d. 2010)
- 1935Heather Sears, British actress (d. 1994)
- 1935Ronald Lacey, British actor (d. 1991)
- 1947Bob Carr, Australian politician
- 1959Dantes Tsitsi, Nauruan politician
- 1960Frank Hammerschlag, German footballer
- 1990Kirsten Prout, Canadian actress
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