What happened this day in history November 28

What are the important events that happened on November 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 28: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 28 is the 332nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 33 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 15, 2021 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,638,057,600 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 ‘trihectatriacontadigon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 65 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 3,264 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 28 Historical Events

  • 1729
    Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.
  • 1811
    Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, premieres at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig.
  • 1843
    Ka Lā Hui: Hawaiian Independence Day – The Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
  • 1905
    Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Féin as a political party with the main aim of establishing a dual monarchy in Ireland.
  • 1907
    In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
  • 1914
    World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
  • 1917
    The Estonian Provincial Assembly declares itself the sovereign power of Estonia.
  • 1964
    Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
  • 1971
    Wasfi al-Tal, Prime Minister of Jordan, is assassinated by the Black September unit of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  • 1981
    Our Lady of Kibeho: Schoolchildren in Kibeho, Rwanda, experience the first of a series of Marian apparitions.

Who were born on November 28?

  • 1820
    Friedrich Engels, German philosopher (d. 1895)
  • 1908
    Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist (d. 2009)
  • 1941
    Laura Antonelli, Italian actress
  • 1950
    Russell Alan Hulse, American physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1957
    David Van Day, British singer (Dollar)
  • 1961
    John Fenty, English football coach
  • 1963
    Armando Iannucci, Scottish comedian
  • 1971
    Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
  • 1977
    DeMya Walker, American basketball player
  • 1991
    Jessica Robinson, English singer and actress

Who died on November 28?

  • 1262
    Shinran, Japanese religious leader (b. 1173)
  • 1815
    Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, impresario, and composer (b. 1745)
  • 1878
    Orson Hyde, American religious leader (b. 1805)
  • 1880
    Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (b. 1837)
  • 1967
    Leon M'ba, Gabonese politician (b. 1902)
  • 1987
    Choh Hao Li, Chinese biochemist (b. 1913)
  • 1998
    Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism (b. 1938)
  • 2005
    Marc Lawrence, American actor (b. 1910)
  • 2009
    Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
  • 2009
    Takeo Kajiwara, Japanese Go player (b. 1923)

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