What happened this day in history June 28

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.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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.

My Famous Birthday Ninja Do people and celebrities interest you? Discover all the June 28 famous birthdays who share your special day. Learn some fun facts about your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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

  • 1098
    Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
  • 1651
    The Battle of Beresteczko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
  • 1763
    A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
  • 1841
    The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
  • 1859
    The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
  • 1883
    In Milan in Italy inaugurated the first central European electricity power station.
  • 1895
    Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis claim to Barony of Arizona is “wholly fictitious and fraudulent”.
  • 1921
    Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
  • 1948
    The Cominform circulates the “Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia”; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
  • 1992
    The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.

Who were born on June 28?

  • 1920
    A. E. Hotchner, American editor, novelist and playwright
  • 1928
    Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • 1941
    Ann Leslie, English journalist
  • 1947
    Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef
  • 1954
    A. A. Gill, British writer and columnist
  • 1955
    Thomas Hampson, American baritone
  • 1959
    Clint Boon, English musician and D.J.
  • 1964
    DJ Quicksilver, Turkish disc jockey and music producer
  • 1970
    Steve Burton, American actor
  • 1978
    Simon Larose, Canadian professional tennis player

Who died on June 28?

  • 1913
    Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)
  • 1916
    Ştefan Luchian, Romanian painter (b. 1868)
  • 1922
    Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (b. 1885)
  • 1975
    Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (b. 1941)
  • 1980
    José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
  • 2000
    Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (b. 1908)
  • 2001
    Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930)
  • 2001
    Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (b. 1902)
  • 2006
    Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919)
  • 2009
    A. K. Lohithadas, Indian screenwriter, director, and producer (b. 1955)

Coffee Love Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters DEHEIG? Check your answers here: Word search DEHEIG. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)