On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 2017

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Spain's central government imposes direct rule on Catalonia, dismisses its government and calls for new elections in December

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont
President of Catalonia
Carles Puigdemont
  • Twin car bomb attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, kill at least 27, Islamist militant group al-Shabab claim responsibility
2017 Highlights

About October 28, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio