December 28 is the 362nd day of the year. There are three days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).
+ 1832 – John C. Calhoun becomes the first Vice President of the United States to resign.
+ 1846 – Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.
+ 1912 – The first municipally owned streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco.
+ 1973 – The Endangered Species Act is passed in the United States.
( Births )
+ 1856 – Woodrow Wilson, American historian and politician, 28th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)
+ 1946 – Edgar Winter, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
+ 1954 – Denzel Washington, American actor, director, and producer
+ 1973 – Seth Meyers, American actor, producer, screenwriter, and talk show host
+ 1978 – John Legend, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor