About March 28

March 28, 2024 is the 88th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 278 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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Aries is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 307 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On March 28

  • 37
    Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.
  • 364
    Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
  • 845
    Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  • 1794
    Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau.
  • 1795
    Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.
  • 1809
    Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Battle of Glorieta Pass – in New Mexico, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico territory. The battle began on March 26.
  • 1871
    The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris.
  • 1913
    Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 1920
    Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states.
  • 1930
    Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
  • 1942
    World War II: In occupied France, British naval forces successfully raid the German-occupied port of St. Nazaire.
  • 1946
    Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  • 1959
    The State Council of the People’s Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet.
  • 1968
    Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is shot by the police in a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students. The aftermath of his death is one of the first major events against the military dictatorship.
  • 1969
    Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
  • 1978
    The US Supreme Court hands down 5-3 decision in Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349, a controversial case involving involuntary sterilization and judicial immunity.
  • 1994
    BBC Radio 5 is closed and replaced with a new news and sport station BBC Radio 5 Live.
  • 1994
    In South Africa, Zulus and African National Congress supporters battle in central Johannesburg, resulting in 18 deaths.
  • 2003
    In a friendly fire incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard’s 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.

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