September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2018 was the 271st day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1448Christian I is crowned king of Denmark.
- 1779American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.
- 1791France becomes the first European country to emancipate its Jewish population.
- 1867The United States takes control of Midway Island.
- 1867Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario.
- 1901Philippine-American War: Filipino guerrillas kill more than forty American soldiers in a surprise attack in the town of Balangiga on Samar Island.
- 1919Race riots begin in Omaha, Nebraska, US.
- 1961A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
- 1975The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people are taken hostage, takes place in London.
- 2000Al-Aqsa Intifada: Ariel Sharon visits Al Aqsa Mosque known to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
Who were born on September 28?
- 551 BCConfucius, Chinese philosopher (d. 479)
- 1900Joe Falcon, Cajun accordion player (d. 1965)
- 1937Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)
- 1939Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
- 1943Warren Lieberfarb, American media executive
- 1966Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
- 1969Ben Greenman, American author
- 1979Bam Margera, American skateboarder
- 1981Jorge Guagua, Ecuadorian footballer
- 1982Emeka Okafor, American basketball player
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