December 28th celebrates Call A Friend Day and Card Playing Day.
We’re on day 362 of 365 and the countdown continues with only 3 days left of 2021!
People who were born on December 28 all share the Capricorn star sign.
Hold on tight because you’re about to discover our top pick of interesting events that all happened on December 28th in history.
Did you know that on this day in 2008, Luke Ward launched The Fact Site? Back then, it was known as the Funky Facts blog and received just three visits on its first day.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about December 28th in history!
What Happened On December 28 In History?
The Fact Site celebrated its 10th birthday by publishing a list of 1,000 interesting facts.
Vladimir Putin signed a law banning the US adoption of Russian children.
The Dima Yakovlev Law was signed as a response to the US Magnitsky Act which penalized Russian officials who were involved in a certain tax scandal. The Dima Yakovlev Law received mixed critical reception.
Scarlett Johansson made her debut on Broadway.
In the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge," Scarlett Johansson starred as the lead female role. The play ran for limited 14-weeks with 81 regular performances and 30 preview showings.
The Fact Site was launched.
LinkedIn was founded by Reid Hoffman and others in Mountain View, California.
Hong Kong began to slaughter the city’s 1.6 million chickens to stop the spread of an influenza strain.
Andrea Bocelli made his classical debut singing at a concert at Teatro Romolo Valli in Reggio Emilia.
The first American test-tube baby, Elizabeth Jordan Carr, was born in Norfolk, Virginia.
The first major rock festival held on America’s east coast took place.
The December Miami Pop Festival was attended by around 100,000 people. It was also the first rock festival to have two separate main stages.
Muriel Siebert became the first woman to own a seat on New York Stock Exchange.
Iowa became the 29th state to join the United States of America.
The Westminster Abbey in London was consecrated.