July 28 is the 209th day of the year There are 156 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Wednesday or Friday (56).
+ 1896 – The city of Miami, Florida is incorporated.
+ 1915 – The United States begins a 20-year occupation of Haiti.
+ 1965 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000.
+ 1984 – The 1984 Summer Olympics officially known as the games of the XXIII were opened in Los Angeles.
+ 2002 – Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, are rescued after 77 hours underground.
( Births )
+ 1929 – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American journalist and socialite, 37th First Lady of the United States (d. 1994)
+ 1943 – Bill Bradley, American basketball player and politician
+ 1947 – Sally Struthers, American actress
+ 1954 – Hugo Chávez, Venezuelan colonel and politician, President of Venezuela (d. 2013)