All About December 28th

All About December 28th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

Hello and welcome to Time for the Holidays! Today we will discuss the daily rarer known holidays of December 28th. We will also list the day’s horoscope sign which is Capricorn and it’s traits. Then we will move on to list the day’s historical events, celebrity birthdays, popular songs and movies and other random trivia.

December 28th Holidays

  • Call a Friend Day
    The holidays are mostly over and we have connected with a lot of people through cards, but today on December 28  we are encouraged to pick up the phone and give an old friend a call!
  • Holy Innocents’ Day
    December 28th commemorates the execution of the innocent, male children in Bethlehem as told in Matthew 2:16. These children are considered martyrs, Saints of God, by the Church. 
  • National Card Playing Day
    Poker, Euchre, Spades, Hearts or Rummy, whatever your favorite card game is, today on December 28th you are encouraged to play a hand or two with family or friends!
  • National Chocolate Candy Day
    Today on December 28th you are encourages to finish off those yummy chocolates you got during the holidays. So whether truffles, cream filled or candy bars, enjoy some chocolate candy today!
  • Pledge of Allegiance Day
    Today commemorates the date Congress adopted the “The Pledge” into the United States Flag Code. The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy on December 28, 1945. He wrote it in honor of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America.

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Sources for Holiday Info: Days of the Year, National Day

December 28th Horoscope sign is Capricorn

Time period: December 21 – January 20

Element: Earth
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
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. Bermuda Triangle (clear)
  • 1846 – Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
  • 1856 – Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. President was born in Staunton, Virginia, VA.
  • 1886 – Josephine Cochran, socialite was  issued patent 355 on December 28, 1886 for her invention of the dishwasher. Later, she was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006 for her invention.
  • 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. President Woodrow Wilson portrait December 2 1912.
  • 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. Debbie Reynolds 6 Allan Warren
  • 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.

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