What are the important events that happened on July 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
July 28: Facts & Myths About This Day
July 28 is the 210th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 156 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 15, 2020 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 1,595,894,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectadecagon’ day.
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Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 199 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,776 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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July 28 Historical Events
Troops of the Republic of Pisa and of the Republic of Florence clash in the Battle of Cascina.
José de San Martín declares the independence of Peru from Spain.
American Civil War: Battle of Ezra Church – Confederate troops make a third unsuccessful attempt to drive Union forces from Atlanta, Georgia.
The city of Miami, Florida is incorporated.
Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.
The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.
Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.
Summer Jam at Watkins Glen: 600,000 people attend a rock festival at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.
Andorra joins the United Nations.
Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
Who were born on July 28?
C.T. Vivian, American Civil Rights Movement activist
Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (d. 2006)
Alberto Fujimori, Peruvian politician
Bill Bradley, American basketball player and politician
Shahyar Ghanbari, Iranian poet
Vajiralongkorn, Crown Prince of Thailand
Rachel Sweet, American singer
Noel Sullivan, Welsh reality television contestant
Sumire, Japanese fashion model (d. 2009)
Cher Lloyd, English singer and rapper
Who died on July 28?
Keran, Queen of Armenia, consort of King Leo III of Armenia (birth year unknown)
Bulstrode Whitelocke, English lawyer (b. 1605)
Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (b. 1685)
George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe, English politician (b. 1691)
Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, French Revolutionary leader (b. 1767)
Edogawa Rampo, Japanese author (b. 1894)
Keith Green, American gospel singer and pianist (b. 1953)
Lenny McLean, English bareknuckle fighter (b. 1949)
Ahmed Sofa, Bangladeshi writer (b. 1943)
Patrick Allen, British actor and voice actor (b. 1927)
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