September 28: Day of the Week
September 28, 2019 is the 271st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 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.
- 1542Navigator João Rodrigues Cabrilho of Portugal arrives at what is now San Diego, California, United States.
- 1867Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario.
- 1928Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
- 1951CBS makes the first color televisions available for sale to the general public, but the product is discontinued less than a month later.
- 1960Mali and Senegal join the United Nations.
- 1961A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.
- 1994The car ferry MS Estonia sinks in Baltic Sea, killing 852 people.
Who were born on September 28?
- 1925Seymour Cray, American computer scientist (d. 1996)
- 1950Laurie Lewis, American musician
- 1951Norton Buffalo, singer-songwriter, country and blues harmonica player, record producer (d. 2009)
- 1952Efthimis Kioumourtzoglou, Greek basketball coach
- 1952Sylvia Kristel, Dutch actress
- 1959Steve Hytner, American actor
- 1964Claudio Borghi, Argentine football manager (Colo-Colo)
- 1966Leilani Sarelle, American Actress
- 1970Gualter Salles, Brazilian racing driver
- 1974Mariya Kiselyova, Russian swimmer
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