April 28th: What is special about this date?

April 28th marks the 118th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 119th in case of leap years). There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 28th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 28th and what happened on April 28th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 28th.


April 28th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 28th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba (1981)

    American actress who rose to prominence in television and film in the late 1990s.

  • Penélope Cruz
    Penélope Cruz (1974)

    Spanish actress.

  • Min-sik Choi
    Min-sik Choi (1962)

    Min-sik choi is a south korean actor known for his roles in popular films such as oldboy and i saw the devil.

  • Jacques Dutronc
    Jacques Dutronc (1943)

    French singer, songwriter and guitarist.

  • Bridget Moynahan
    Bridget Moynahan (1971)

    Bridget moynahan is an american actress known for her roles in movies and tv shows such as 'i, robot' and 'blue bloods'.

  • Jay Leno
    Jay Leno (1950)

    American comedian, talk show host and commercial pitchman.

  • Harper Lee
    Harper Lee (1926)

    American author of "to kill a mockingbird", a 1961 pulitzer prize winning novel.

  • Kim Gordon
    Kim Gordon (1953)

    American singer, visual artist, musician, producer, video director and fashion designer.

  • Carolyn Jones
    Carolyn Jones (1930)

    American actress.

  • Paul Guilfoyle
    Paul Guilfoyle (1949)

    American actor.

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April 28th: who died on this date?

On April 28th the following celebrities died:

  • Rory Calhoun
    Rory Calhoun (1999)

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "river of no return" (black spurs) and "river of no return".

  • Ed Begley
    Ed Begley (1970)

    Hartford, connecticut -- actor (mr koppel - leave it to larry).

  • Patricia Medina
    Patricia Medina (2012)

    English actress (b. 1919).

  • Joshiah Willard Gibbs (1903)

    Known for his contributions to thermodynamics and physical chemistry.

  • Marri Sivaram (2005)

    Distinguished war correspondent known for his insightful analysis.

  • Penelopi Fitzgerald (2000)

    British author celebrated for her literary fiction.

  • Gopinath Mohanty (1991)

    Gopinath Mohanty was a renowned Oriya writer and novelist, known for his works like 'Danapani' and 'Amrutara Santana'.

  • Amaka Igwe (2014)

    Renowned Nigerian screenwriter and film producer.

  • Madalee Milton (2009)

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

  • See all famous people who died on April 28th


April 28th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 28th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

April 28th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 28th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 28th in history:

  • Apr 28, 1930: The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas.
  • Apr 28, 1934: FDR signs Home Owners Loan Act
  • Apr 28, 1947: Thor Heyerdahl and five crew mates set out from Peru on the Kon-Tiki to demonstrate that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia.
  • Apr 28, 1964: Japan joins OECO.
  • Apr 28, 1970: Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia.
  • Apr 28, 1984: La Tragedie de Carmen closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • Apr 28, 1986: The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea.
  • Apr 28, 1991: Gypsy opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • Apr 28, 1997: Jekyll & Hyde opens at Plymouth Theater, New York City
  • Apr 28, 2013: Syrian civil war: Three military airbases are captured by rebels in the north.
  • Apr 28, 2015: The Navy of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution in Iran intercepts the Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel, the Maersk Trigris, and diverts it further into Iranian waters. To monitor and observe the situation, the US sends the USS Farragut (an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer) to the spot.
  • Apr 28, 2018: Israel launched airstrikes against Hamas ships in Gaza's harbor and a Hamas building at Deir al Balah as a response to ongoing and sometimes violent protests.

What day of the year is April 28th?

April 28th marks the 118th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 119th in case of leap years).

There are 247 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 28th is the 28th day of the month of April.