On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2020

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
Najib Razak
  • 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? 1 year and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo