All About December 28th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
December 28th Holidays
- Call a Friend Day
- Holy Innocents’ Day
- National Card Playing Day
- National Chocolate Candy Day
- Pledge of Allegiance Day
Ruling planet: Saturn
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Solid, Stable, Traditional, Loves Quality.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Issac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson.
December 28th Trivia
- 1065 – Westminster Abbey is consecrated in England.
- 1836 – South Australia and Adelaide are founded.
- 1846 – Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
- 1918 – Constance Markievicz, while detained in Holloway prison, became the first woman to be elected MP to the British House of Commons.
- 1948 – The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami carrying 29 passengers and 3 crew members making it part of the Bermuda Triangle mystery,
- 1951 – The movie, The African Queen was the #1 movie.
- 1954 – Denzel Washington, American actor was born in Mount Vernon, NY.
- 1954 – Gayle King, American television personality and know for being Oprah Winfrey’s best friend, was born in Chevy Chase, MD.
- 1956 – Actress Elizabeth Montgomery marries actor Gig Young.
- 1956 – Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. President was born in Staunton, Virginia, VA.
- 1956 – Singer Patti Page marries choreographer Charles O’Curran in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- 1957 – Actress Natalie Wood weds actor Robert Wagner at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- 1963 – The song, Dominique by The Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire) was the #1 song.
- 1973 – Seth Meyers, American comedian was born in Evanston, IL.
- 1973 – The Endangered Species Act is passed in the United States.
- 1978 – John Legend, American singer-songwriter was born in Springfield, OH.
- 1986 – The movie, The Golden Child starring Eddie Murphy was the #1 movie.
- 1989 – A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, killing 13 people.
- 1990 – David Archuleta, American singer-songwriter who rose to fame on American Idol, was born in Miami, FL.
- 1994 – Billy Ray Cyrus, country singer marries Leticia Finley.
- 1995 – The song, One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men was the #1 song.
- 2000 – The song, If You’re Gone by Matchbox Twenty was the #1 song on Adult Top 40.
- 2008 – Actor Woody Harrelson weds longtime girlfriend Laura Louie in Maui Island.
- 2010 – Actor Chris Hemsworth marries spanish actress Elsa Pataky in Indonesia.
- 2016 – Debbie Reynolds, American actress passes away due to a stroke, the day after her daughter, Carrie Fischer died.