All About July 28th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
July 28th Holidays
- Buffalo Soldiers Day
In 2019, Gov. Steve Sisolak declared July 28 as Buffalo Soldiers Day, honoring the first Black soldiers in a peacetime army.
- National Milk Chocolate Day
July 28th celebrates Milk Chocolate. Milk chocolate is solid chocolate combined with either powdered, liquid or condensed milk. National Confectioners Association created National Milk Chocolate Day.
- World Hepatitis Day
World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
- World Nature Conservation Day
World Nature Conservation Day acknowledges that a healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and healthy society. Earth’s natural resources include air, minerals, plants, soil, water, and wildlife.
July 28th Horoscope Sign is Leo
Date range: July 23 – August 22
Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 10, 19
Traits: Leos are compassionate, caring, warmhearted people but also be arrogant, self centered and stubborn.
Famous Leos: Jennifer Lopez, Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis. Shaun Mendes, Kylie Jenner, Cole Sprouse, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Brady, Dua Lipa, Olivia Holt and Maia Mitchell, Paul Wesley, Chris Hemsworth.
July 28th Trivia
- 1821 – José de San Martín declares the independence of Peru from Spain.
- 1868 – The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
- 1879 – Lucy Burns, American activist, co-founded the National Woman’s Party was born.
- 1937 – The #1 song in the US was Moonglow by Benny Goodman.
- 1935 – First flight of a four engine heavy bomber, the Boeing B-17, Flying Fortress.
- 1945 – The #1 movie was Anchors Aweigh starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, JosÉ Iturbi, Dean Stockwell.
- 1957 – The #1 song in the US was (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
- 1970 – The #1 movie was Chisum starring John Wayne.
- 1972 – The #1 song in the US was Lean on Me by Bill Withers.
- 1973 – Nearly 600,000 people attend a rock festival called the Summer Jam at the Watkins Glen International Raceway.
- 1984 – The #1 movie in the US was Purple Rain.
- 1988 – The #1 song in the US was Hold On to the Nights by Richard Marx.
- 1990 – Soulja Boy, American rapper, producer, and actor was born.
- 1994 – The #1 song in the US was I Swear by All-4-One.
- 1996 – The remains of a prehistoric man now know as the Kennewick Man, are discovered near Kennewick, Washington.
- 2002 – The 9 coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
- 2003 – The #1 song in the US was Crazy in Love by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z.
July Monthly Observances
- Bereaved Parents Month
- Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
- Family Reunion Month
- Family Golf Month
- Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
- Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
- Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
- International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- International Women with Alopecia Month
- International Zine Month
- National Anti-Boredom Month
- National Wheelchair Beautification Month
- National Black Family Month
- National Blueberry Month
- National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
- National Child-Centered Divorce Month
- National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
- National Grilling Month
- National Horseradish Month
- National Hot Dog Month
- National Ice Cream Month
- National Make A Difference to Children Month
- National Recreation & Parks Month
- National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
- Sandwich Generation Month
- Smart Irrigation Month
- Unlucky Month for weddings
- National Picnic Month
- Social Wellness Month Tour de France Month