On This Day: December 28th
This is 362nd day of the year and 3 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—30 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 3rd day of the 12th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
John C. Calhoun became the first vice president in U.S. history to resign from office.
1856–1924, 28th President of the United States
Linus Torvaldscomputer scientist
John Legendsinger, songwriter, pianist
Stan Leewriter, editor
Earl "Fatha" Hinesjazz pianist
Dame Maggie Smithactress
Eliza Lucas Pinckneyhorticulturist
Ray Bourquehockey player
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.