September 28 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
National Youth Day
Turks and caicos islands Public Holiday
St. Wenceslas Day
Czech republic National Holiday
German Sandwich Day
Germany Observance
Native Americans' Day
United states (California) Local Observance
Daylight Saving Time ends
Mongolia Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Teachers' Day
Taiwan Observance
Day of Bosnians
Kosovo Observance
Sukkot V
Israel Observance, Hebrew
World Rabies Day
- International
International Bosniaks' Day (for Bosniak community)
Macedonia, republic of Optional Holiday
National Drink Beer Day
- Weird

Historical Events on September 28

  • 1542: Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo of Portugal lands on the spot on the West Coast of North America that would eventually become San Diego, California.
  • 1779: Samuel Huntington becomes the next elected President of the Continental Congress on this day.
  • 1781: Supported by a French fleet, American forces begin the Siege of Yorktown.
  • 1787: The United States Congress votes on the newly minted U.S Constitution; The next step in its ratification is to be sent down to the state legislatures for their approval.
  • 1867: Toronto becomes the capital of the Canadian province Ontario.
  • 1901: During the Philippine-American War, more than 40 American soldiers are killed by Filipino guerrillas on an attack in Balangiga, Eastern Samar.
  • 1912: Corporal Frank S. Scott receives the distinction of being the first enlisted man of the United States Army to be killed in an airplane crash.
  • 1918: During WWI, the Fifth Battle of Ypres starts.
  • 1919: Race riots erupt in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • 1928: Sir Alexander Fleming discovers what would late become penicillin when he examines bacteria-killing mold that’s growing in his lab.
  • 1939: Warsaw surrenders to the Nazis during WWII.
  • 1939: During World War II, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany divide Poland after their dual invasion.
  • 1951: The first color televisions for sale to the general public are made by CBS, but these TVs would be discontinued in less than a month.
  • 1971: The U.K Parliament bans the medicinal use of cannabis when they pass the Misuse of Drugs Act of 1971.

Famous Birthdays on September 28

  • Chinese philosopher, teacher and politician Confucius is born in 551 B.C.
  • Italian playwright and poet Agnolo Firezuola is born in 1494.
  • English plumber Thomas Crapper is born in 1836.
  • French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate Henri Moissan is born in 1852.
  • American screenwriter and director Stanner E.V Taylor is born in 1877.
  • English actor Peter Finch is born in 1916.
  • American actor Arnold Stang is born in 1918.
  • American actress Doris Singleton is born in 1919.

New Year’s Eve

Blue Monday

Lantern Festival

Holi

Maundy Thursday