On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 2019

Historical Events

  • American diver Victor Vescovo makes the deepest dive ever to the bottom of the Mariana trench at 10,927m (35,849ft), and finds a plastic bag

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Disney says Marvel film "Avengers: Endgame" made estimated $1.2 billion worldwide, first film to make more than 1 billion on opening

Actor Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt
  • Largest demonstrations since 2014 in Hong Kong over plans to change law to send suspects to mainland China for trial
  • Spanish general election: no party wins a majority, Socialists under Pedro Sanchez win most with 29%

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TV series "Game of Thrones: The Long Night" episode debuts with the longest battle ever screened (nearly 80 mins), surpassing "Lord of the Rings" Battle of Helm's Deep (44 mins)

2019 Highlights

About April 28, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus