What are the important events that happened on June 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
June 28: Facts & Myths About This Day
June 28 is the 179th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 15, 2021 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 27,080,640 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaheptacontaenneagon’ day.
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Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 218 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,111 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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June 28: This Day In History
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
This date is the only date each year where both the month and day are different perfect numbers, June 6 being the only date where the month and day are the same perfect number.
June 28 Historical Events
Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
The Battle of Beresteczko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
In Milan in Italy inaugurated the first central European electricity power station.
Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis claim to Barony of Arizona is “wholly fictitious and fraudulent”.
Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
The Cominform circulates the “Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia”; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
Who were born on June 28?
A. E. Hotchner, American editor, novelist and playwright
Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
Ann Leslie, English journalist
Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef
A. A. Gill, British writer and columnist
Thomas Hampson, American baritone
Clint Boon, English musician and D.J.
DJ Quicksilver, Turkish disc jockey and music producer
Steve Burton, American actor
Simon Larose, Canadian professional tennis player
Who died on June 28?
Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
Ştefan Luchian, Romanian painter (b. 1868)
Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (b. 1885)
Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (b. 1941)
José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (b. 1908)
Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930)
Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (b. 1902)
Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919)
A. K. Lohithadas, Indian screenwriter, director, and producer (b. 1955)
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