September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2021 was the 271st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 1448Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.
- 1538Ottoman–Venetian War: The Ottoman Navy scores a decisive victory over a Holy League fleet in the Battle of Preveza.
- 1867The United States takes control of Midway Island.
- 1868Battle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella II of Spain to flee to France.
- 1889The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice.
- 1939Warsaw surrenders to Nazi Germany during World War II.
- 1951CBS makes the first color televisions available for sale to the general public, but the product is discontinued less than a month later.
- 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?
- 551 BCConfucius, Chinese philosopher (d. 479)
- 1792Johann Georg Hiedler, Grandfather of Adolf Hitler (d. 1857)
- 1809Alvan Wentworth Chapman, American physician and botanist (d. 1899)
- 1918Ángel Labruna, Argentinian football player and coach (d. 1983)
- 1935Heather Sears, British actress (d. 1994)
- 1954George Lynch, American musician (Dokken)
- 1961Quentin Kawananakoa, pretender to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii
- 1970Mike DeJean, American baseball player
- 1982Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
- 1988Aleks Vrteski, Australian footballer
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