September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2020 is the 272nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1322Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeats Frederick I of Austria in the Battle of Mühldorf.
- 1781American forces backed by a French fleet begin the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolutionary War.
- 1787The newly completed United States Constitution is voted on by the U.S. Congress to be sent to the state legislatures for approval.
- 1868Battle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France.
- 1912The Ulster Covenant is signed by half a million Ultonians in opposition to the Third Irish Home Rule Bill.
- 1928Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
- 1960Mali and Senegal join the United Nations.
- 1973The ITT Building in New York City is bombed in protest at ITT’s alleged involvement in the September 11, 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
- 1995Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.
Who were born on September 28?
- 1746Sir William Jones, English philologist (d. 1794)
- 1809Alvan Wentworth Chapman, American physician and botanist (d. 1899)
- 1836Thomas Crapper, English inventor (d. 1910)
- 1856Kate Douglas Wiggin, American children’s author (d. 1923)
- 1860Paul Ulrich Villard, French chemist and physicist, discovered the Gamma rays (d. 1934)
- 1881Pedro de Cordoba, American actor (d. 1950)
- 1913Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss artist and illustrator (d. 2007)
- 1969Mark Everett, American fugitive (d. 2008)
- 1970Gualter Salles, Brazilian racing driver
- 1975Lenny Krayzelburg, American swimmer
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