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
Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, premieres at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig.
Ka Lā Hui: Hawaiian Independence Day – The Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Féin as a political party with the main aim of establishing a dual monarchy in Ireland.
In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
The Estonian Provincial Assembly declares itself the sovereign power of Estonia.
Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe toward Mars.
Wasfi al-Tal, Prime Minister of Jordan, is assassinated by the Black September unit of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Our Lady of Kibeho: Schoolchildren in Kibeho, Rwanda, experience the first of a series of Marian apparitions.
Who were born on November 28?
Friedrich Engels, German philosopher (d. 1895)
Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist (d. 2009)
Laura Antonelli, Italian actress
Russell Alan Hulse, American physicist, Nobel laureate
David Van Day, British singer (Dollar)
John Fenty, English football coach
Armando Iannucci, Scottish comedian
Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
DeMya Walker, American basketball player
Jessica Robinson, English singer and actress
Who died on November 28?
Shinran, Japanese religious leader (b. 1173)
Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, impresario, and composer (b. 1745)
Orson Hyde, American religious leader (b. 1805)
Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (b. 1837)
Leon M'ba, Gabonese politician (b. 1902)
Choh Hao Li, Chinese biochemist (b. 1913)
Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism (b. 1938)
Marc Lawrence, American actor (b. 1910)
Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
Takeo Kajiwara, Japanese Go player (b. 1923)
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