July 28 Holidays

July 28 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 28 Calendar

July 28th Daily Holidays include:

  • Buffalo Soldiers Day
  • Lumberjack Day – July 28, 2023 (Last Friday of Last Full Weekend in July)
  • National Get Gnarly Day – July 28, 2023 (Last Friday in July)
  • National Hamburger Day (May 28, July 28 and also December 21)
  • National Milk Chocolate Day
  • National Talk in an Elevator Day – July 28, 2023 (Last Friday in July)
  • National Waterpark Day
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day – July 28, 2023 (Last Friday in July)
  • World Hepatitis Day
  • World Nature Conservation Day

July 28: Famous Birthdays

  • July 28, 1857 – Ballington Booth, English-American activist who co-founded Volunteers of America (d. 1940)
  • July 28, 1866 – Beatrix Potter, English writer and illustrator (d. 1943)
  • July 28, 1929 – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American Journalist and 37th First Lady of the United States (d. 1994)
  • July 28, 1945 – Jim Davis, American cartoonist who created Garfield

July 28: Historical Events

  • July 28, 1540 – At the order of Henry VIII of England, Thomas Cromwell is executed on charges of treason
  • July 28, 1854 – USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the U.S. Navy is commissioned
  • July 28, 1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified establishing African American citizenship
  • July 28, 1896 – The City of Miami, Florida is incorporated
  • July 28, 1915 – The United States begins a 19 year occupation of Haiti
  • July 28, 1935 – The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress has it’s first flight
  • July 28, 1945 – A U.S. Army B-25 bomber crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building killing 14 and injuring 26 people
  • July 28, 1957 – A mudslide from heavy rain in Isahaya, Japan kills 992
  • July 28, 1960 – The German Volkswagen Act came into force
  • July 28, 1965 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson increases the number of U.S. troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000
  • July 28, 1976 – The Tangshan earthquake in China measures between 7.8 and 8.2 and kills 242,769 and injures 164,851
  • July 28, 2002 – After 77 hours underground, nine coal miners traffed in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania are rescued

July 28: Music Events

  • July 28, 1939 – Over the Rainbow is recorded by Judy Garland
  • July 28, 1969 – Polythene Pam and She Came in Through the Bathroom Window is recorded by The Beatles
  • July 28, 1973 – Chicago VI by Chicago hits #1
  • July 28, 1979 – After a show, Joe Perry quits Aerosmith, but rejoins the band in 1984
  • July 28, 1992 – Barenaked Ladies release their debut album, Gordon
  • July 28, 1992 – Mary J. Blige releases her debut album, What’s the 411?
  • July 28, 1993 – 10,000 Maniacs perform with lead singer Natalie Marchant for the last time. Their Unplugged song Because The Night is below!

July 28: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 28 is Leo.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The ruby, a precious gemstone renowned for its deep red hue, is the birthstone for the month of July. Believed to bring good luck and protection to those who wear it, the ruby is also said to bring passion, energy, wealth, and success. It is a symbol of courage and strength, and is thought to bring out the best in people, as well as their inner fire and passion. Wearing a ruby is sure to bring good luck and protection to the wearer, making it a beautiful and powerful gemstone to have.


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