On This Day: October 28th
This is 301st day of the year and 64 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—19 Heshvan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 20th day of the 9th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Edith Headfashion designer
Brad Paisleysinger, Songwriter
Bill Gatescomputer industry pioneer
Gilbert H. Grosvenoreditor
Auguste Escoffierauthority on cooking
Eliphalet Remingtongun manufacturer
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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.