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 180th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 15, 2020 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,593,302,400 seconds 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 ‘hectaoctacontagon’ 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 229 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 2,746 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

  • 1635
    Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
  • 1763
    A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
  • 1859
    The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
  • 1880
    The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
  • 1967
    Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  • 1981
    A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
  • 1992
    The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • 1997
    Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield II – Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece off Holyfield’s ear.
  • 2004
    Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
  • 2005
    War in Afghanistan: Three U.S. Navy SEALs, 16 American Special Operations Forces soldiers, and an unknown number of Taliban insurgents are killed

Who were born on June 28?

  • 1867
    Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
  • 1928
    Cyril Smith, English Liberal politician (d. 2010)
  • 1928
    Hans Blix, Swedish diplomat and politician
  • 1946
    Gilda Radner, American comedienne (d. 1989)
  • 1957
    Jim Spanarkel, American basketball player and TV personality
  • 1961
    Jeff Malone, American basketball player
  • 1963
    Peter Baynham, Welsh comedian and television writer
  • 1964
    DJ Quicksilver, Turkish disc jockey and music producer
  • 1971
    Bobby Hurley, American basketball player
  • 1971
    Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer

Who died on June 28?

  • 572
    Alboin, King of the Lombards (b. c. 530)
  • 1389
    Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia (b. 1329)
  • 1881
    Jules Armand Dufaure, French statesman (b. 1798)
  • 1914
    Countess Sophie Chotek, wife of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1868)
  • 1971
    Franz Stangl, Austrian Nazi commander of concentration camps (b. 1908)
  • 1980
    José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
  • 1985
    Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • 2001
    Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930)
  • 2007
    Eugene Bennett Fluckey, American Naval Officer and WW II submarine commander, winner of the Medal of Honor and of four Navy Crosses) (b. 1913)
  • 2008
    Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model (b. 1987)

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