November 28 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Red Planet Day - Unofficial
Independence from Spain Panama National Holiday
Day of Albanians Kosovo Observance
Proclamation of Independence Day East timor Public Holiday
Independence Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Proclamation of the Republic Chad Public Holiday
Small Business Saturday United states
National French Toast Day - Unofficial
Flag and Independence Day Albania National Holiday
Republic Day Congo Public Holiday

Historical Events on November 28

  • 1862: General James G. Blunt leads Union forces in a victory over General John Marmaduke and his Confederate force at the Battle of Cane Hill during the American Civil War.
  • 1908: Over 150 men are killed when a mine explodes in Marianna, Pennsylvania.
  • 1914: The New York Stock Exchange begins operations again after closing in July because of World War I.
  • 1943: United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill discuss war strategies at a meeting in Tehran, Iran.
  • 1960: Mauritania gains its independence from France.
  • 1964: NASA launches the Mariner 4 Probe.
  • 1965: National Security Council members all agree to make a recommendation to then United States President Lyndon B. Johnson to adopt a war plan that calls for an escalation of bombing in North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  • 1967: Astronomers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish discover the first pulsar known in the Vulpecular Constellation.
  • 2002: An Israeli owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya is blown up by suicide bombers.
  • 2014: Gunmen set off 3 bombs at the central mosque in Kano. The bombs kills approximately 120 people.

Famous Birthdays on November 28

  • English poet and painter, William Blake is born in 1757.
  • English chemist and meteorologist, Luke Howard is born in 1772.
  • American architect and designer of the Lincoln Memorial, Henry Bacon is born in 1866.
  • American songwriter, producer and founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy Jr. is born in 1929.
  • English author and playwright, Terence Frisby is born in 1932.
  • American actress Hope Lange is born in 1933.
  • American novelist, poet and screenwriter, Rita Mae Brown is born in 1944.
  • American director and producer, Joe Dante is born in 1946.
  • American actor and producer, Ed Harris is born in 1950.
  • American physicist, astronomer and Nobel Prize laureate, Russell Alan Hulse is born in 1950.