March 28th is officially Black Forest Cake Day and Something On A Stick Day.
Today marks day 87 of the year, and we have 277 days left of the year.
This day in history saw many interesting events in fields like health, sports, environment, business and more.
Did you know that on this day in 1891, the world’s first weightlifting championship took place? The first World Champion was Edward L. Levy from England.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 28th in history!
What memorable events happened on March 28 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The European Union Parliament declared single-use plastics were to be banned by 2021.
The world’s largest dinosaur footprint was discovered.
The 5.5 foot (1.7 meter) gigantic dinosaur footprint was discovered in Kimberley, Western Australia. Paleontologists also found 21 different types of dinosaur prints on this day, making it the most diverse collection.
The UK issued a new 12-sided £1 coin into circulation.
The strain of swine flu known as H1N1 had its first case in the US.
An Imperial Airways passenger aircraft crashed in Belgium, killing all fifteen on board.
It was quite likely the first time in history that an aircraft crashed due to sabotage. In an attempt to escape from the police, one of the passengers set fire to the plane and leaped from it before it crash-landed. No one, including the accused saboteur, survived.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Lady Gaga. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
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New York, USA
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Unfortunately, March 28th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Virginia Woolf was an English writer born on January 25, 1882. She died on this day in 1941, at age 59 in Lewes, East Sussex, England, UK.
Mar 28, 1941 (Age 59)
If you’ve got a few minutes spare today, why not celebrate these special holidays.
National Something On A Stick Day
There’s nothing more nostalgic than sitting around a campfire and trying to cook something on a stick. If you can’t make it outdoors on Something On A Stick Day, fret not, as you can always cook something at home on skewers instead – a skewer is technically a stick!
National Black Forest Cake Day
Black forest cake has got to be one of the most deliciously decadent cakes out there, which makes it a particular shame that they’re not so popular these days. So celebrate today by eating a piece of it at your local cafe, if they have it; otherwise, you’ll just have to make your own!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The only window that opens on the presidential car is the driver’s window to pay tolls. It also has no keyholes, and only the Secret Service knows how to open the doors.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on March 28 share the Aries zodiac sign.
Aries is the first sign in the zodiac and marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. Arians continuously look for competition and like to be first for everything.
People born during March have the Aquamarine birthstone. Aquamarine is a sea-blue color and has long been a symbol of youth, health, and hope.
If you were born on March 28, your estimated date of conception would be July 5 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on March 28, 2023, will likely be due later this year around December 19.