October 28th is the day we officially celebrate Plush Animal Lover’s Day and International Animation Day.
Welcome to the 301st day of the year! We’re rapidly approaching the end of the year, but first, who’s excited for Halloween 2023?.
Find out the most need-to-know facts and historical events that all occurred on this unique day – October 28th.
Did you know that on this day in 1858, Macy’s opened their first department store in New York? On their first day of business, the company made $11.08, equivalent to $326.82 in today’s money.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 28th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 28 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Forty-two people were buried alive in a landslide in Bafoussam, Cameroon.
The World Health Organization ranked Tuberculosis as deadly as HIV in its list of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Julia Roberts? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Unfortunately, October 28th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
John Locke was an English philosopher born on August 29, 1632. He died on this day in 1704, at age 72 in High Laver, Essex, England, UK.
Oct 28, 1704 (Age 72)
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Plush Animal Lover’s Day
If you ever got out all your plush toys and played imaginary games with them or just enjoyed collecting them all on your shelf, then today is a day for you! Plush Animal Lover’s Day is the perfect opportunity to embrace your inner child, so get your plushies out today and have a play!
International Animation Day
Today in 1892, Charles-Émile Reynaud publicly presented the world’s first animation, “Pantomimes Lumineuses.” Today we honor this first attempt and all forms of animation made since, so pick out your favorite cartoon and watch it as much as you want today!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Coconut farmers in Thailand train macaques to harvest coconuts. Humans can harvest around 100 coconuts per day, while macaques can harvest up to 1600.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on October 28 shares the same star sign, Scorpio.
Scorpios are often misunderstood due to their harsh and fiery nature. However, they’re actually highly emotional and crave intimacy.
People born during October have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. Ancient Egyptians believed that tourmaline came in so many different colors because it traveled across a rainbow during its creation, picking up all of its colors along the way.
If you were born on October 28th, your estimated date of conception would be February 4th in the same year.
A baby that is conceived on October 28th, 2023, will likely be due next year around July 21st.