What Happened on July 28, 2020

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak found guilty of corruption, sentenced to 12 years and fined nearly $50 million

  • Iter, the world's largest nuclear fusion project, begins assembly in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Aksinin, Russian athlete (Olympic gold, 4×100m relay 1980; bronze 1976), dies at 65
  • Bent Fabric [Fabricius-Bjerre], Danish pianist and composer (Alley Cat), dies at 95 [1]
  • Gisele Halimi, Tunisian-French lawyer, feminist and author, dies at 93
  • John McNamara, American MLB manager (American League Manager of the Year 1986; Boston Red Sox), dies at 88
2020 Highlights

About July 28, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek