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July 28 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 28? Who died on July 28? What is celebrated on July 28? Historical events of July 28 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 28:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 28 is the 209th
(Two-hundredth nineth) day of the year.

There are 156 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

A child with a book of poetry in his hands will never have a weapon between them.

— Gloria Fuertes
Spanish poet (born July 28, 1917)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 28 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 612: In present-day Korea, 10,000 soldiers from the former Goguryeo kingdom defeat 305,000 invading Chinese Empire soldiers at the Battle of Salsu. Korean general Eulji Mundeok breaks a dam on the Salsu River, killing 302,700 Chinese soldiers. This battle is considered the most lethal of all the classic combats – only surpassed by the battles of the First World War (1914-1918) -.
  • 1330: in Kyustendil (in the extreme west of Bulgaria), the Serbian army defeats the Bulgarian army in the Battle of Velbazhd.
  • 1364: the troops of the Republic of Pisa and the Republic of Florence face each other in the Battle of Cascina.
  • 1369: the Siege of Algeciras is produced, with which King Muhammed V of the Kingdom of Granada with the aim of recovering the city of Al-Yazirat Al-Hadra (Algeciras), from the Kingdom of Castile.
  • 1488: the battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier takes place where the troops of the King of France defeat those of the Duke of Brittany Francisco II and his allies.
  • 1508: in Rome (Italy), a bull from Pope Julius II grants the Kings of Spain the patronage over the churches of America.
  • 1540: Thomas Cromwell is executed by order of Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Enrique marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard that same day.
  • 1571: in the Philippines, the Spanish founded La Laguna Encomienda.
  • 1590: in the Viceroyalty of Peru, the governor of Santa Cruz, Lorenzo Suárez de Figueroa, appoints Gonzalo Solíz de Holguín as his lieutenant general, and chief justice of the governorate. This cooperated with Suárez in the transfer of San Lorenzo to Cotoca, in 1591 and later to Punta de San Bartolomé (present-day Santa Cruz) in 1595.
  • 1748: in Oporto (Portugal) the Church of the Clerics is opened to worship without being completely finished.
  • 1778: Constitution of the province of Cantabria in the Casa de Juntas de Puente San Miguel.
  • 1794: in Paris (France), Maximilien Robespierre and Louis Antoine de Saint-Just are executed by guillotine in Paris.
  • 1809: Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington defeats one of the armies of King José I Bonaparte at the Battle of Talavera.
  • 1821: in Lima (Peru), the Argentine general José de San Martín proclaims the Independence of Peru.
  • 1849: in the Argentine city of Concepción del Uruguay, General Justo José de Urquiza founded the Colegio del Uruguay.
  • 1865: arrival of the first Welsh settlers to the shores of Puerto Madryn (Chubut province), marking the formal beginning of the Welsh colonization in Argentina. And the first non-native settlement south of the Río Negro successful, after 300 years of failed attempts.
  • 1868: the future King Frederick VIII of Denmark and Princess Louise of Sweden marry.
  • 1886: by Buenos Aires law No. 1827, the Adolfo Alsina Party is created in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic.
  • 1901: the battle of San Cristóbal takes place within the framework of the anti-Castro invasion led by General Carlos Rangel Garbiras with the support of the Colombian conservative government.
  • 1904: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Club Ferro Carril Oeste is founded.
  • 1914: the Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on the kingdom of Serbia, starting the First World War.
  • 1927: the Sport Boys Association club is founded in Peru.
  • 1933: diplomatic relations between Spain and the Soviet Union are reestablished.
  • 1943: in Germany – in the framework of World War II – the British bombard the civilian population of the city of Hamburg (Operation Gomorrah). These bombings cause 42,000 deaths (men, women and children).
  • 1945: World War II: the bombing of Kure takes place where the American naval aviation (with the support of airplanes of the British Pacific Fleet) culminated with the destruction of the few remnants of the Japanese Imperial Fleet.
  • 1945: in Lima (Peru), José Luis Bustamante y Rivero assumes the position of president.
  • 1950: in Lima (Peru), Manuel A. Odría assumes the position of president.
  • 1950: Near the village of Nogun-Ri, 160 km southeast of Seoul (South Korea), it happens on the third day of the No Gun Ri Massacre: American soldiers kill about 300 South Korean refugees over three days , mostly women and children.
  • 1955: in Tours (France), the Pro Interlingua World Union is founded with the first congress of the Interlingua language.
  • 1956: Manuel Prado Ugarteche assumes the position of president of Peru for the second time, non-consecutively.
  • 1957: in Mexico, an earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on the scale of magnitude at the moment (intensity IX) and with an epicenter near Acapulco, causes great damage in Mexico City – among others, the fall of the Angel of Independence.
  • 1957: in Santiago de Chile the Christian Democratic Party of Chile is created.
  • 1957: conventional elections are held in Argentina – with the Peronist Party banned -: blank votes: 2.12 million; UCR: 2.11 million; Intransigent UCR: 1.85 million.
  • 1963: in Lima (Peru), Fernando Belaúnde Terry assumes the position of president.
  • 1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson – in the framework of the Vietnam War – announces that he will increase the number of soldiers in South Vietnam, from 75,000 to 125,000.
  • 1966: a US Lockheed U-2 spy plane crashes in the vicinity of Llanquera, in Oruro (Bolivia). The pilot is presumed dead when the plane went down. The United States Government claims that the Lockheed U-2 spy plane was shot down over Cuba.
  • 1976: the Tangshan earthquake occurs in China, leaving 242,000 dead (according to official figures), although there may have been many more. It is the second deadliest in history: the first was in 1556 in Shanxi (China), with more than 830,000 dead.
  • 1980: in Lima (Peru), Fernando Belaúnde Terry assumes the position of president for the second time, non-consecutively.
  • 1985: in Lima (Peru), Alan García Pérez assumes the position of president for the first time.
  • 1989: in the Kingdom of Spain, El Dioni (Dionisio Rodríguez Martín) steals a van with 320 million pesetas.
  • 1990: in Lima (Peru), Alberto Fujimori assumes the position of president for the first time.
  • 1991: Spanish cyclist Miguel Induráin wins his first Tour de France.
  • 1993: in the state of Quintana Roo (Mexico) the municipality of Solidaridad is created, after the approval of the State Congress.
  • 1993: Andorra is admitted to the United Nations.
  • 1995: in Lima (Peru), Alberto Fujimori assumes the position of president for the second time.
  • 2000: in Lima (Peru), Alberto Fujimori assumes the position of president for the third time despite a revolt that took place in the capital, called the March of the Four Suyos, which caused great damage, six deaths and hundreds of injuries.
  • 2001: in Lima (Peru), Alejandro Toledo takes over as president.
  • 2005: public presentation of the Honda HA-420 HondaJet aircraft.
  • 2005: the Provisional IRA announces a definitive ceasefire.
  • 2006: in Lima (Peru), Alan García Pérez assumes the position of president for the second time.
  • 2011: in Lima (Peru), Ollanta Humala assumes the position of president.
  • 2016: in Lima (Peru), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski assumes the position of president.
  • 2019: cyclist Egan Bernal wins his first Tour de France, becoming the first Colombian and Latin American cyclist to do so.
  • 2021: Pedro Castillo assumes as president of Peru.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 28 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1165: Ibn Arabi, Spanish Sufi (d. 1240).
  • 1347: Margaret of Durazzo, queen consort of Naples (d. 1412).
  • 1516: Guillermo V de Cléveris, German aristocrat (d. 1592).
  • 1575: Fernando de Valdés y Llano, Spanish bishop (d. 1639).
  • 1609: Judith Leyster, Dutch painter (d. 1660).
  • 1617: Nicolás Antonio, Spanish scholar (d. 1684).
  • 1635: Robert Hooke, British scientist (d. 1703).
  • 1750: Fabre d’Églantine, French politician and playwright (d. 1794).
  • 1750: Pedro Inocencio Bejarano, Spanish bishop (d. 1818).
  • 1777: Guillermo II of Hesse-Kassel, member of the real family of Denmark (d. 1847).
  • 1786: José Ignacio Zenteno, Chilean politician and military man (d. 1847).
  • 1787: Pedro Vélez, Mexican politician, jurist and philosopher (d. 1848).
  • 1792: Liborio Mejía, Colombian politician and military, leader of the independence (d. 1816).
  • 1796: Ignaz Bösendorfer, Austrian musician (d. 1859).
  • 1800: Frédérick Lemaître, French actor (d. 1876).
  • 1800: Charles Henri Pellegrini, Argentine engineer (d. 1875).
  • 1801: Rufino Cuervo, Colombian politician and journalist (d. 1853).
  • 1804: Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher, anthropologist and biologist (d. 1872).
  • 1805: Giuditta Grisi, Italian mezzo-soprano (d. 1840).
  • 1807: Nazario Toledo, Guatemalan doctor (d. 1887).
  • 1831: Federico Marriot y Rivero, Peruvian merchant and landowner.
  • 1833: Inocencio María Yéregui, Spanish bishop (d. 1890).
  • 1842: Luis Belíritutegui, Argentine politician (d. 1909).
  • 1843 – William Turner Thiselton Dyer, British botanist (d. 1928).
  • 1844: Gerard Manley Hopkins, British poet (d. 1889).
  • 1844: Vincze von Borbás, Hungarian botanist (d. 1905).
  • 1845: Émile Boutroux, French philosopher (d. 1921).
  • 1846: Joaquín Montaña, Argentine military man (d. 1922).
  • 1851: Theodor Lipps, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1914).
  • 1851: Manuel Raimundo Querino, Brazilian intellectual (d. 1923).
  • 1852: Jacobo Roche, British politician (d. 1920).
  • 1854: Guillermo Tell Villegas Pulido, Venezuelan journalist and politician (d. 1949).
  • 1859: Mary Anderson, American actress (d. 1940).
  • 1860: Anastasia Mikhailovna Románova, Grand Duchess of Russia (d. 1922).
  • 1862: Silvestre Ochagavía Echaurren, wine producer (d. 1934).
  • 1866: Beatrix Potter, British children’s story writer (d. 1943).
  • 1866: Albertson Van Zo Post, American fencer (d. 1938).
  • 1867: Charles Perrine, American astronomer based in Argentina (d. 1951).
  • 1868: Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, Italian painter (d. 1907).
  • 1869: Émile Masson, French anarchist writer (d. 1923).
  • 1870: Mariano José de Escalada, Argentine bishop (b. 1799).
  • 1871: Ralph Nelson Elliott, American economist (d. 1948).
  • 1872: Albert Sarraut, French politician (d. 1962).
  • 1874: Agustín Víctor Casasola, Mexican photographer (d. 1938).
  • 1874: Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (d. 1945).
  • 1874: Joaquín Torres García, Uruguayan painter (d. 1949).
  • 1875: Julián García Núñez, Argentine architect (d. 1944).
  • 1877: Andrés Barbero, Paraguayan scientist and humanist (d. 1951).
  • 1878: Emiliano Iglesias, Spanish politician (d. 1941).
  • 1878: Don Marquis, American writer and humorist (d. 1937).
  • 1879: Eduardo Arrieta León, Mexican military man (d. 1949).
  • 1879: Gabriel Miró, Spanish writer (d. 1930).
  • 1879: Eduardo Rugama, Mexican actor (d. 1952).
  • 1883: Vittorio Valletta, Italian engineer (d. 1967).
  • 1886: Marcel Jousse, French historian (d. 1961).
  • 1887: Marcel Duchamp, French artist (d. 1968).
  • 1887: Tetsu Katayama, Japanese politician (d. 1978).
  • 1889: John Torrence Tate, American physicist (d. 1950).
  • 1890: Pinchus Krémègne, French painter and sculptor (d. 1981).
  • 1893: Rued Langgaard, Danish composer (d. 1952).
  • 1893: Juan Rodríguez Lozano, Spanish military man (d. 1936).
  • 1894: Freda Dudley Ward, lover of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (d. 1983).
  • 1896: Barbara La Marr, American actress (d. 1926).
  • 1897: José Aguilar y Maya, Mexican politician (d. 1966).
  • 1898: Pablo Cumo, Argentine actor (d. 1992).
  • 1898: Edward Lawry Norton, American scientist and engineer (d. 1983).
  • 1899: Alberto Gambino, Argentine bandoneonist, violinist, conductor and composer.
  • 1900: Dorothy Macmillan, British aristocrat (d. 1966).
  • 1901: Pedro Arnal de Castro, Venezuelan educator (d. 1949).
  • 1901: Eduardo Víctor Haedo, Uruguayan politician, painter and journalist (f. 1970).
  • 1901: Plutarco Elías Calles Chacón, Mexican engineer and politician (d. 1976).
  • 1901: Rudy Vallée, American singer and saxophonist (d. 1986).
  • 1902: Víctor Chumillas, religious and Spanish blessed (d. 1936).
  • 1902: Albert Namatjira, Australian painter (d. 1959).
  • 1902: Karl Popper, British philosopher (d. 1994).
  • 1903: Duane Thompson, American actress (d. 1970).
  • 1904: Elyesa Bazna, Albanian spy (d. 1970).
  • 1904: Pavel Cherenkov, Soviet physicist, 1958 Nobel Prize winner for physics (d. 1990).
  • 1904: Selwyn Lloyd, British politician (d. 1978).
  • 1906: Manuel González-Mesones, Spanish politician (d. 1980).
  • 1907: Blanche Mehaffey, American actress (d. 1958).
  • 1907: Earl Tupper, American inventor (d. 1983).
  • 1909: Malcolm Lowry, British novelist (d. 1957).
  • 1910: Bill Goodwin, American actor and broadcaster (d. 1958).
  • 1911: Ann Doran, American actress (d. 2000).
  • 1911: La Niña de La Puebla, Spanish cantaora (f. 1999).
  • 1913: Héctor Domingo Maya, Argentine politician (d. 1985).
  • 1914: Dino Formaggio, Italian philosopher (d. 2008).
  • 1915: Pedro D’Aguillón, Mexican actor (f. 2002).
  • 1915: Dick Sprang, American cartoonist (d. 2000).
  • 1915: Charles Hard Townes, American physicist, Nobel Prize winner in physics in 1964.
  • 1916: David Brown, American film producer (d. 2010).
  • 1917: Irving Copi, American philosopher (f. 2002).
  • 1917: Gloria Fuertes, Spanish poet (f. 1998).
  • 1918: Tomás Álvarez de los Ríos, Cuban writer (f. 2008).
  • 1918: George Rowland Stanley Baring, British banker and diplomat (d. 1991).
  • 1918: José Manuel Siso Martínez, Venezuelan intellectual and politician (d. 1971).
  • 1920: Andrew V. McLaglen, British filmmaker.
  • 1920: Sidónio Muralha, Portuguese writer (d. 1982).
  • 1921: Melba Hernández Rodríguez, Cuban lawyer, activist and diplomat.
  • 1921: Emir Rodríguez Monegal, Uruguayan literary critic (d. 1985).
  • 1922: Sonny Hertzberg, American basketball player (d. 2005).
  • 1922: Jacques Piccard, Swiss explorer, engineer and oceanographer (d. 2008).
  • 1922: Edwin Vásquez Cam, Peruvian marksman (d. 1993).
  • 1923: Roberto Drago, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1924: Luigi Musso, Italian racing driver (d. 1958).
  • 1925: André Boucourechliev, French composer (f. 1997).
  • 1925: Baruch Samuel Blumberg, American physician and researcher, Nobel laureate for medicine and physiology in 1976 (d. 2011).
  • 1925: Rolf Ludwig, German actor (d. 1999).
  • 1925: Bruno Pesaola, Argentine footballer and coach.
  • 1925: Enrique Ponte, Spanish footballer.
  • 1925: Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Uruguayan soccer player (f. 2002).
  • 1927: John Ashbery, American poet.
  • 1927: Ermes Muccinelli, Italian footballer (d. 1994).
  • 1927: David Viñas, Argentine writer and historian (d. 2011).
  • 1928: Ernesto Deira, Argentine artist (d. 1986).
  • 1928: Venancio Muro, Spanish actor (d. 1976).
  • 1929: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American First Lady (d. 1994).
  • 1929: Enrique Gimeno, conductor and Spanish musician (d. 2007).
  • 1929: Angélica Gorodischer, Argentine writer.
  • 1929: José Solé, Mexican set designer.
  • 1930: Juan Carlos De Seta, Argentine actor and conductor (d. 1990).
  • 1930: Jean Roba, Belgian cartoonist.
  • 1931: Ramón Carranza, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1932: Jacob Neusner, American historian.
  • 1934: Helen Escobedo, Mexican sculptor (d. 2010).
  • 1934: Ronald Flowers, British footballer.
  • 1934: Raúl Macías, Mexican boxer (d. 2009).
  • 1934: Elida Gay Palmer, Argentine actress (f. 1995).
  • 1935: Luis Sánchez-Harguindey, Spanish physician and politician (d. 2003).
  • 1935: José María Iraburu, Spanish priest and theologian.
  • 1936: Rosa María Britton, Panamanian doctor.
  • 1936: Norberto Galasso, Argentine historian.
  • 1936: Garfield Sobers, Barbadian cricket player.
  • 1937: Felipe Cazals, Mexican filmmaker.
  • 1937: Francis Veber, French director and screenwriter.
  • 1938: Luis Aragonés, Spanish soccer player and coach (d. 2014).
  • 1938: Alberto Fujimori, Peruvian agronomist and politician, president of Peru between 1990 and 2000.
  • 1939: Gösta Ekman, Swedish actor (d. 2017).
  • 1940: Eduardo Endériz, Spanish-Uruguayan soccer player (d. 1999).
  • 1941: Michael Mukasey, American lawyer and judge.
  • 1941: Riccardo Muti, Italian conductor and musician.
  • 1943: Mike Bloomfield, American musician, of the band The Electric Flag (d. 1981).
  • 1943: Bill Bradley, basketball player and American politician.
  • 1943: Héctor Pedro Vergez, former Argentine military, criminal during the civic-military dictatorship (1976-1983).
  • 1943: Richard Wright, British keyboardist, of the band Pink Floyd (d. 2008).
  • 1944: José Miguel Bravo de Laguna, Spanish politician.
  • 1944: Franz Hasil, Austrian footballer.
  • 1944: Fidel Herráez Vegas, Spanish bishop.
  • 1945: Roberto Bendini, Argentine military man.
  • 1945: Jim Davis, American cartoonist.
  • 1946: Adolfo Scilingo, Argentine military man.
  • 1947: Roberto Gramajo, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1947: Darío Jaramillo, Colombian writer.
  • 1947: Coco Legrand, Chilean humorist.
  • 1947: Carlos Morean, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 2017).
  • 1948: Andrés Aberasturi, Spanish journalist.
  • 1948: Iñaki Esnaola, Spanish lawyer and politician.
  • 1948: Ruud Geels, Dutch footballer.
  • 1948: Sylvia Schmelkes, Mexican sociologist.
  • 1948: Luis Solari, Peruvian doctor and politician.
  • 1948: Sally Struthers, American actress.
  • 1949: Martín Costabal, Chilean politician.
  • 1949: Jorge D’Alessandro, Argentine footballer and coach.
  • 1949: Mario Delgado Aparaín, Uruguayan writer.
  • 1949: Simon Kirke, British drummer.
  • 1949: Rik Van Linden, Belgian cyclist.
  • 1949: Steve Peregrin Took, British drummer and singer-songwriter (d. 1980).
  • 1949: Fofito, Spanish clown.
  • 1950: Cristóbal Montoro, Spanish politician.
  • 1950: Héctor Ortiz Ortiz, Mexican politician.
  • 1951: Santiago Calatrava, Spanish engineer, architect and sculptor.
  • 1951: Doug Collins, American basketball player and coach.
  • 1951: Philip J. Crowley, American military and politician.
  • 1951: Ray Kennedy, British footballer.
  • 1951: Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, Spanish politician (f. 2019).
  • 1952: Maha Vajiralongkorn, Thai crown prince.
  • 1953: François al-Hajj, Lebanese general (d. 2007).
  • 1954: Bruce Abbott, American actor.
  • 1954: Venezuelan politician and military Hugo Chávez, president of Venezuela between 1999 and 2013 (f. 2013).
  • 1954: Gerd Faltings, German mathematician.
  • 1954: Eduardo Manuitt, Venezuelan politician.
  • 1954: Steve Morse, American guitarist, of the band Deep Purple.
  • 1954: Antonio Ortega Martínez, Mexican politician.
  • 1954: Alfonso Sanz, Spanish diplomat.
  • 1955: Ubaldo Nestor Sacco, Argentine boxer (f. 1997).
  • 1955: Víctor Roura, Mexican writer and journalist.
  • 1956: Guadalupe Larriva, Ecuadorian activist (d. 2007).
  • 1957: Raúl Santi, Colombian singer.
  • 1958: Christopher Dean, British skater.
  • 1958: Terry Fox, Canadian athlete and political activist (d. 1981).
  • 1958: Michael Hitchcock, American actor and screenwriter.
  • 1958: Carlos Pellegrín, Chilean bishop.
  • 1959: José Manuel Espinosa, Spanish footballer.
  • 1959: Willian Lara, Venezuelan journalist and politician (d. 2010).
  • 1959: Marcel Sisniega, Mexican filmmaker and writer (d. 2013).
  • 1960: Alex Czerniatynski, Belgian footballer.
  • 1960: Matilde Ribeiro, Brazilian activist.
  • 1960: Yōichi Takahashi, Japanese cartoonist.
  • 1961: Julio Aguilera, Venezuelan-American painter and sculptor.
  • 1961: Yannick Dalmas, French motorsport driver.
  • 1961: Nieves Ibeas, Spanish politician.
  • 1961: Iñaki Vijandi, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1961: Harlem Yu, Taiwanese singer-songwriter.
  • 1961: Aitor Mazo, Spanish actor (d. 2015).
  • 1962: Pablo Carbonell, Spanish actor.
  • 1963: Beverley Craven, British musician and pianist.
  • 1964: Lori Loughlin, American actress.
  • 1964: Raúl Súnico, Chilean politician.
  • 1965: Daniel Cravero, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1965: Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer.
  • 1965: Delfeayo Marsalis, American trombonist.
  • 1965: Daniela Mercury, Brazilian singer.
  • 1965: Pedro Troglio, Argentine footballer and coach.
  • 1965: Mariló Montero, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1966: Jesús Cifuentes, Spanish musician, of the band Celtas Cortos.
  • 1966: Humberto Moreira, Mexican politician.
  • 1966: Miguel Ángel Nadal, Spanish footballer.
  • 1966: Udo Riglewski, German tennis player.
  • 1967: Jesús Diego Cota, Spanish footballer.
  • 1967: Taka Hirose, Japanese musician.
  • 1968: Rachel Blakely, Australian actress and model.
  • 1968: Javier Delgado Prado, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1968: Chepe González, Colombian cyclist.
  • 1969: Alexis Arquette, American actor (d. 2016).
  • 1969: Ray Rowe, American football player.
  • 1969: Dana White, American businessman.
  • 1970: Michael Amott, Swedish guitarist, of the band Arch Enemy.
  • 1970: Simón Brand, Colombian filmmaker and communicator.
  • 1971 – Drew Karpyshyn, Canadian video game writer and designer.
  • 1971: Fernando Teixeira Vitienes, Spanish soccer referee.
  • 1972: Elizabeth Berkley, American actress.
  • 1972: Evan Farmer, Ethiopian actor and television presenter.
  • 1972: Petra Magoni, Italian singer.
  • 1974: José Luis Díaz, Argentine footballer.
  • 1974: Róbert Gulyás, Hungarian basketball player.
  • 1974: Carmen Ruiz, Spanish actress.
  • 1974: Sandra Russo, Slovak pornographic actress.
  • 1974: Alexis Tsipras, Greek politician.
  • 1974: Takehiro Kato, Japanese footballer.
  • 1975: Marcelo Berza, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1975: Lucía Riaño, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1975: Leonor Watling, Spanish actress and singer, of the Marlango band.
  • 1975: Chris Day, English footballer.
  • 1976: Isabel de Lannoy, Belgian nobleman.
  • 1976: Jacoby Shaddix, American singer, of the band Papa Roach.
  • 1977: Emanuel Ginobili, Argentine basketball legend.
  • 1978: Hitomi Yaida, Japanese composer and guitarist.
  • 1978: Marianela González, Venezuelan model and actress.
  • 1979: Hugo Alcântara, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1979: Birgitta Haukdal, Icelandic singer.
  • 1979: Estefanía Küster, German model.
  • 1979: Roland Bättig, Swiss footballer.
  • 1980: Heiko Butscher, German footballer.
  • 1980: Darina, Mexican composer.
  • 1980: Stephen Christian, American musician, of the band Anberlin.
  • 1981: Billy Aaron Brown, American actor.
  • 1981: Michael Carrick, British footballer.
  • 1981: Willie Green, American basketball player.
  • 1981: Patrick Long, American racing driver.
  • 1981: Samy S. Lynn, Spanish writer.
  • 1981: Jo In-sung, South Korean actor.
  • 1981: Mauro Urtasun, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1982: Joseba Arriaga, Spanish footballer.
  • 1983: Juan Guaidó, engineer and politician, current Venezuelan president since 2019 (Partially recognized).
  • 1983: Andy Pando, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1983: Vladimir Stojković, Serbian footballer.
  • 1984: Christine Love, Filipino singer.
  • 1984: Leah Luv, American porn actress.
  • 1984: John David Washington, American football player and American actor.
  • 1985: Luis Gabriel Castro, Colombian footballer.
  • 1985: Mathieu Debuchy, French footballer.
  • 1985: Dustin Milligan, Canadian actor.
  • 1986: Alexandra Chando, American actress.
  • 1986: Daniel Grainger, British footballer.
  • 1987: Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma, Spanish footballer.
  • 1987: Yevhen Jacheridi, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1988: Emanuel Biancucchi, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1988: Natasha Nice, American porn actress.
  • 1988: Richard Ruiz, Venezuelan soccer player.
  • 1989: Albin Ekdal, Swedish footballer.
  • 1989: Yuzo Iwakami, Japanese footballer.
  • 1990: Soulja Boy, American rapper.
  • 1990: Yulián Mejía, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1992: Spencer Boldman, American actor.
  • 1993: Steven Adams, New Zealand basketball player.
  • 1993: Harry Kane, British footballer.
  • 1993: Cher Lloyd, British singer.
  • 1995: Bradley Simpson, guitarist and British singer, of the band The Vamps.
  • 1995: Renato Tapia, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1998: Ragnar Ache, German footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 28 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 199: Victor I, Roman pope (n.120).
  • 450: Theodosius II, Byzantine emperor (b. 401).
  • 1057: Pope Victor II (b. 1018).
  • 1128: William Clito, Duke of Normandy (b.1102).
  • 1458: John II of Cyprus, King of Cyprus (b.1418).
  • 1527: Rodrigo de Bastidas, Spanish explorer (b.1460).
  • 1535: Esteban Gabriel Merino, Spanish cardinal (b.1472).
  • 1540 – Thomas Cromwell, British statesman (b.1495).
  • 1631: Guillén de Castro, Spanish playwright (b. 1569).
  • 1631: Pietro Damini, Italian painter (b. 1592).
  • 1644: Pedro de las Cuevas, Spanish painter.
  • 1655: Cyrano de Bergerac, French poet (b.1619).
  • 1667: Abraham Cowley, British poet (b.1618).
  • 1723: Mariana Alcoforado, Portuguese nun (b.1640).
  • 1741: Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer (b. 1678).
  • 1750: Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (b.1685).
  • 1750 – Conyers Middleton, British clergyman (b. 1683).
  • 1789: Lőrinc Orczy, Hungarian poet (b. 1718).
  • 1794: Jean Chouan, French counterrevolutionary (b. 1757).
  • 1794: Georges Couthon, French revolutionary (b. 1755).
  • 1794: Philippe-François-Joseph Le Bas, French revolutionary (b. 1762).
  • 1794: Jean-Baptiste Fleuriot-Lescot, French revolutionary (b. 1761).
  • 1794: Maximilien de Robespierre, leader of the French Revolution (b. 1758).
  • 1794: Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, French politician and military man (b. 1767).
  • 1802: Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (b. 1729).
  • 1808: Selim III, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1761).
  • 1818: Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (b. 1746).
  • 1819 – James Rooke, British military man (b. 1770).
  • 1819: Antonia Santos, Colombian revolutionary (b. 1782).
  • 1835: Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French Marshal (b. 1768).
  • 1836 – Nathan Mayer Rothschild, British banker (b. 1777).
  • 1842: Clemens Brentano, German poet (b. 1778).
  • 1844: José Bonaparte, King of Spain appointed by his brother Napoleon I (b. 1768).
  • 1848: María Josefa García Granados, Guatemalan writer (b. 1796).
  • 1849: Carlos Alberto of Sardinia, Sardinian king (b. 1792).
  • 1852: Stephen Allen, Spanish politician (b. 1767).
  • 1855: Salomon Mayer Rothschild, German banker (b.1774).
  • 1858: Melchor García Sampedro, Spanish bishop (b. 1821).
  • 1858: Manuel Frutos Rodríguez Poitier, Chilean priest, educator and parliamentarian (b. 1780).
  • 1869: Carl Gustav Carus, German painter and mycologist (b. 1789).
  • 1869: Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Czech physiologist (b. 1787).
  • 1872: Frederik Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (b.1808).
  • 1878: Christian Eduard Langethal, German botanist (b.1806).
  • 1879: Pancho Fierro, Peruvian painter (b.1807).
  • 1897: Étienne Vacherot, French writer (b.1809).
  • 1898: Eduardo Sáenz Hermúa, Spanish cartoonist and writer (b. 1859). [Citation needed]
  • 1898 – William Pepper, American physician (b. 1843).
  • 1899: Antonio Guzmán Blanco, Venezuelan military and politician (b. 1829).
  • 1905: María Cabrales, Cuban revolutionary (b. 1866).
  • 1905 – John William Douglas, British entomologist (b.1814).
  • 1908: Guilherme Schüch Capanema, Brazilian engineer and physicist (b. 1824).
  • 1915: Francisco Needham, British aristocrat (b. 1842).
  • 1920: Germano V, religious, patriarch of Constantinople.
  • 1922: João Cezimbra Jacques, Brazilian folklorist, writer and military man (b. 1848).
  • 1922: J. H. Ryley, singer and British actor (b.1841).
  • 1924: José Alonso y Trelles, Uruguayan writer (b. 1857).
  • 1925: Léon-Augustin Lhermitte, French painter (b.1844).
  • 1925: Luis Monteverde, Argentine politician (b. 1859).
  • 1930: Úrsulo Galván Reyes, agrarian leader and Mexican politician (b. 1893).
  • 1936: Jenő Károly, Hungarian footballer (b. 1886).
  • 1930: Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist, Nobel laureate for medicine in 1911 (b.1862).
  • 1934: Marie Dressler, Canadian actress (b.1868).
  • 1935: Meletius IV Metaxakis, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • 1936: Antonio Acuña Carballar, Spanish politician (b.1901).
  • 1936: Domingo Burgaleta, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1897).
  • 1936: Candido Catalán Lasala, Spanish religious (b.1916).
  • 1936: Joaquín García-Hidalgo, Spanish journalist and politician (b. 1890).
  • 1936: Bautista Garcet, trade unionist and Spanish politician (b. 1899).
  • 1936: Pedro Poveda, Spanish priest and writer (b. 1874).
  • 1936: Pedro Acacio Sandoval, Spanish politician (b. 1870).
  • 1937: Gonçalo António da Silva Ferreira Sampaio, Portuguese botanist (b.1865).
  • 1937: Manuel Suárez Castro, Spanish politician (b. 1889).
  • 1938: Maria Bonita, Brazilian shoulder bag (b.1911).
  • 1938: Virgulino Ferreira da Silva, Brazilian bandit (b.1898).
  • 1938: Pere Reus Bordoy, Spanish judge and politician (b. 1896).
  • 1939: Domènec Puigredon, Spanish lawyer, writer and politician (b. 1874).
  • 1940: Daniela von Bülow, German pianist and designer (b. 1860).
  • 1940: Gerda Wegener, Danish painter (b. 1889).
  • 1942 – William Matthew Flinders Petrie, British Egyptologist (b. 1853).
  • 1944: Ralph H. Fowler, American physicist (b.1889).
  • 1946: Alfonsa de la Inmaculada Concepción, Catholic saint (b.1910).
  • 1947: Celedonio Flores, Argentine poet (b. 1896).
  • 1948: Nikolai Podvoiski, Russian revolutionary (b. 1880).
  • 1953: Luis Ambrosio Concha Rodríguez, Chilean politician (b. 1874).
  • 1956: Walter Andrae, German archaeologist (b. 1875).
  • 1960: Enrique Amorim, Uruguayan writer (b.1900).
  • 1962: Eddie Costa, American pianist (b.1930).
  • 1962: Franz Konwitschny, German conductor and musician (b.1901).
  • 1963 – Carl F. W. Borgward, German engineer and businessman (b. 1890).
  • 1964: Daniel Fernández Crespo, Uruguayan politician (b.1901).
  • 1964: Wanda Wasilewska, Polish writer and journalist (b.1905).
  • 1965: Jaime Bestard, Paraguayan painter (b. 1892).
  • 1965: Julio Marc, Argentine lawyer and historian (b. 1884).
  • 1965: Edogawa Rampo, Japanese writer (b. 1894).
  • 1966: Karl Saur, German Nazi engineer and politician (b.1902).
  • 1968: Otto Hahn, German chemist (b.1879).
  • 1968: Ángel Herrera Oria, journalist and Spanish priest (b. 1886).
  • 1968: Antonio Oliver, Spanish literary critic (b.1903).
  • 1969: Frank Henry Loesser, American composer (b.1910).
  • 1969: Ramón Grau, Cuban politician (b. 1882).
  • 1972: Helen Traubel, American soprano (b.1903).
  • 1973: Erwin Krüger, Nicaraguan composer, musician and publicist (b. 1915).
  • 1976: Rafael Leoz, Spanish architect and sculptor (b. 1921).
  • 1976: Lucie Mannheim, German actress (b. 1899).
  • 1979: George Seaton, American filmmaker (b.1911).
  • 1980: Joaquín Garrigues Walker, Spanish businessman and politician (b. 1933).
  • 1980: Haydée Santamaría, guerrilla and Cuban politician (b. 1923).
  • 1982: Keith Green, American pianist and composer (b.1953).
  • 1982: Coert Steynberg, South African sculptor (b.1905).
  • 1984: Jim Bannon, American actor (b.1911).
  • 1986: John Alcott, British cinematographer (b.1931).
  • 1988: Fernando Briones Carmona, Spanish painter (b.1905).
  • 1990: Jill Esmond, British actress (b.1908).
  • 1988: Friedrich Walter Domke, German botanist (b.1899).
  • 1988: Zbigniew Herbert, Polish writer (b.1924).
  • 1991: Olimpo Cárdenas, Ecuadorian singer.
  • 1992: Jovan Rašković, Yugoslav politician and psychiatrist (b. 1929).
  • 1993 – Doris Duke, American millionaire and philanthropist (b.1912).
  • 1993: Jacques Laudy, French cartoonist (b.1907).
  • 1993: Enrique Montoya, Spanish cantaor (b.1928).
  • 1994: Teresa Casuso Morín, Cuban intellectual (b.1912).
  • 1995: Juan Mendoza Rodríguez, Peruvian politician and military man (b.1902).
  • 1996: Manuel Beiras, Spanish intellectual and politician (b. 1904).
  • 1996: Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist (b.1908).
  • 1997: Rosalie Crutchley, British actress (b.1920).
  • 1997: Seni Pramoj, Thai politician (b.1905).
  • 1999: Trygve Haavelmo, Norwegian economist (b.1911).
  • 1999: Maksim Munzuk, Russian actor (b.1910).
  • 2001: Fūtarō Yamada, Japanese writer (b.1922).
  • 2002: Archer John Porter Martin, British chemist (b.1910).
  • 2003: Fernando José Trejos Escalante, Costa Rican doctor and politician (b. 1922).
  • 2004: Francis Crick, British physicist and biologist, 1962 Nobel Prize in Medicine (b. 1916).
  • 2004: Bernard Saint Hillier, French military man (b.1911).
  • 2004: Steve Patterson, American basketball player (b. 1948).
  • 2004: Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938).
  • 2006: David Gemmell, British writer (b.1948).
  • 2006: Jaime de Yraolagoitia, Spanish writer (b. 1964).
  • 2007: Osvaldo Cacciatore, Argentine military man (b.1924).
  • 2007: Enrique Chirinos Soto, Peruvian lawyer and politician (b.1930).
  • 2007: Jim LeRoy, American pilot (b.1961).
  • 2008: Pierre Berès, French bookseller and collector (b.1913).
  • 2008: Carlos Trápaga Barrientos, Mexican soccer player and commentator (b.1950).
  • 2009: Roberto Ramírez Garza, Mexican actor (b.1931).
  • 2011: Abdul Fatah Younis, former Libyan minister, military and rebel (b.1944).
  • 2011: Ramón Sáez-Royuela, Spanish ornithologist and scientific popularizer (b. 1932).
  • 2012: Sepp Mayerl, Austrian mountaineer (b.1937).
  • 2013: Eileen Brennan, American actress (b.1932).
  • 2013: Pedro Aicart Iniesta, Bolivian soccer player (b. 1952).
  • 2013: Jacques Maurice, French Hispanist (b.1934)
  • 2013: Rita Reys, Dutch singer (b.1924).
  • 2013: Ersilio Tonini, Italian Bishop (b.1914).
  • 2013: Suzanne Krull, American actress, screenwriter and producer (b. 1966).
  • 2014: Arturo Goetz, Argentine actor (b.1944).
  • 2015: Diego Barisone, Argentine footballer (b.1989).
  • 2019: Eduardo Gómez, Spanish actor and comedian (b.1951).
  • 2021: Johnny Ventura, Dominican singer (b.1940).
  • 2021: Jospeh Hill, known as Dusty Hill, bassist for the band ZZTop. (b. 1949).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

July 28 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World Day Against Hepatitis.
  • Argentina: National Gendarmerie Day.
  • Chubut: Gŵyl and Glaniad (Landing Festival).
  • Spain (Cantabria): Institutions Day.
  • Peru: Independence of Peru.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 28 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Acacius of Miletus
  • Saint Botvid of Sweden
  • Saint Camellian of Troyes
  • Saint Eustatius of Ancyra
  • Saint Melchor García Sampedro
  • Saint Pedro Poveda Castroverde
  • Saint Samson of Dol
  • Saint Victor I (Pope)
  • Santa Alfonsa of the Immaculate Conception.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

July 28 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♌ Leo:

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