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Famous Events For June 28

Famous Events For June 28 – Today In History

June 28: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – June 28  Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 28th June 1119: The French Crusaders were defeated by Emir Ilghazi in the Battle of Sarmada.
2. 28th June 1245: Opening of the 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council).
3. 28th June 1389: In the bloody Battle of Kosovo, Ottomans today defeated the Serbian army. This opened the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe.
4. 28th June 1461: In England, Edward IV was today crowned as King of England.
5. 28th June 1519: King Carlos I was today elected as Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V.
6. 28th June 1575: Spanish troops conquered Buren today.


7. 28th June 1636: In the Caribbean, the French colony of Guadeloupe was established today.
8. 28th June 1651: The battle of Beresteczko began today between the Poles and the Ukrainians.
9. 28th June 1675: The Brandenburg army beat Sweden in the battle at Fehrbellin today.

18th Century – What Happened on June 28 – The 1700s

10. 28th June 1748: In Amsterdam, riots erupted after a public execution. Over 200 people were killed in the riot.
11. 28th June 1762: Russian Tsar Catherine II seized power and declared herself sovereign ruler of Russia today.
12. 28th June 1770: Quakers opened a school for blacks in Philadelphia.
13. 28th June 1776: The final draft of the Declaration of Independence was submitted to the Continental Congress today.


19th Century – June 28 This Day That Year – The 1800s

14. 28th June 1808: British troops landed at Ensenada, Argentina today.
15. 28th June 1820: It was established that tomato is non-poisonous Colonel Robert Gibbon eating a tomato on the steps of the courthouse in Salem, New Jersey.
16. 28th June 1832: The noise of guns was today measured by Grrit Moll.
17. 28th June 1833: Permission from Chief Moshoeshoe for founding a mission station Basutoland, was obtained by three missionaries of the Paris Evangelic Mission Society.
18. 28th June 1838: Queen Victoria was coroneted today in Westminster Abby, London.
19. 28th June 1846: Saxophone was patented today by Antony-Joseph “Adolfe” Sax.
20. 28th June 1855: At the Miami University, the Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded today.
21. 28th June 1859: The first dog show was held in England today.
22. 28th June 1861: The short period (6.2 years) Comet d’Arrest was discovered by Leipzig Laboratories today.
23. 28th June 1865: The army of Potomac was disbanded today.


24. 28th June 1870: Federal holidays on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day were created by the US Congress today. These holidays were initially applicable for federal employees only.
25. 28th June 1880: Ned Kelly, the Australian bushranger was captured at Glenrowan today.
26. 28th June 1894: Labor Day was established as a holiday for US federal employees.
27. 28th June 1895: Central American Union was formed today by El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
28. 28th June 1898: In the 15th Wimbledon Women’s Championship, Charlotte Cooper defeated L. Martin in straight sets (6-4, 6-4).

20th Century – Important Events On This Day June 28th – The 1900s

29. 28th June 1902: The Louisiana Expo $1 gold coin was authorized by the US Congress today.
30. 28th June 1902: The Triple Alliance of Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire was renewed for six more years.


31. 28th June 1904: In Amsterdam, International Anti-Military Cooperation was formed.
32. 28th June 1904: In one of the largest maritime losses, more than 635 people died when SS Norge ran aground and sank off Rockall in the North Atlantic.
33. 28th June 1909: Concours d’Aviation, the first French Air Show opened.
34. 28th June 1911: In France, Joseph Caillaux formed his government today.
35. 28th June 1914: A young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinated Franz Ferdinand the Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie at 10.45, the casus belli of World War I.
36. 28th June 1917: Potato entrepreneurs started in Amsterdam today.
37. 28th June 1918: The first flight operates between the Hawaiian Islands.
38. 28th June 1919: The Treaty of Versailles, which brought an end to World War I and also for the establishment of the League of Nations was signed in France today.
39. 28th June 1922: Irish Free State forces attacked anti-treaty Republicans in Dublin triggering the Irish Civil War.
40. 28th June 1924: Frank Chester debuted as Test cricket umpire in the match against South Africa at Lords.

41. 28th June 1926: Mercedes Benz was formed with the merger of DMG and Benz & Cle.
42. 28th June 1928: At a Democratic Convention today, New York governor Alfred E Smith was nominated for US President.
43. 28th June 1935: US President Franklin D Roosevelt ordered the building of a federal gold vault at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
44. 28th June 1936: In North China, the Japanese puppet state Mengjiang was formed.
45. 28th June 1938: In the second cricket test match against Lords, Don Bradman scored an unbeaten 102 runs for Australia. The match ended in a draw.
46. 28th June 1939: Southern rout transatlantic air service was opened by Pan Am today.
47. 28th June 1940: Romania today ceded Bessarabia to the Soviet Union.
48. 28th June 1941: About 11,000 Jews were killed in Kishinev by Romanian and German soldiers.
49. 28th June 1941: In Poland, German troops occupied Galicia today.

50. 28th June 1945: The Soviets set up the Polish Provisional Government of National Unity today.
51. 28th June 1946: Enrico de Nicola became the first President of Italy today.
52. 28th June 1948: The British began airlift operations code-named “Operation Plainfare” to West Berlin.
53. 28th June 1950: In the opening stage of the Korean War, Seoul in South Korea was captured by North Korean forces.
54. 28th June 1956: The first atomic reactor built for private research becomes operational in Chicago, Illinois.
55. 28th June 1956: In Poland, riots broke out in Poznan resulting in the death of 38 people.
56. 28th June 1958: Brazil became the world soccer champion in Sweden.
57. 28th June 1963: In Peru, Belaunde Terry was inaugurated as President today.

58. 28th June 1964: African American activist Malcolm X formed the Organization for Afro-American Unity in New York today.
59. 28th June 1967: Israel annexed East Jerusalem today.
60. 28th June 1970: Protestant employees of the Harland and Wolff shipyard forced around 500 catholic workers to leave their work as serious rioting continued in Belfast.
61. 28th June 1971: The Supreme Court today overturned the draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali.
62. 28th June 1973: Assembly elections take place in Northern Ireland today.
63. 28th June 1976: Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado admitted the 1st woman cadet today.
64. 28th June 1978: OPEC increased oil prices by 24% today.
65. 28th June 1983: A bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Connecticut collapsed today killing 3 people.

66. 28th June 1986: West European leaders who met in the Netherlands, indefinitely delayed the imposition of Economic Sanctions against South Africa.
67. 28th June 1991: South Africa signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty today.
68. 28th June 1992; The Constitution of Estonia was signed into law today.
69. 28th June 1992: In Afghanistan, Burhamuddin Rabbani became the country’s President today.
70. 28th June 1992: Two earthquakes which included the third strongest in the US measuring 7.4 rocked California today.
71. 28th June 1996: The Constitution of Ukraine was signed into law today.

21st Century – June 28 This Day In History – The 2000s

72. 28th June 2002: The Congress of the South African Trade Unions and Treatment Action Campaign tabled a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic Development and Labor Council in South Africa.

73. 28th June 2004: The interim government of Iraq today got its sovereign power from the Coalition Provisional Authority ending the US rule of the nation.
74. 28th June 2006: The United Nations General Assembly by its resolution 60/267 admitted the Republic of Montenegro as its 192nd member today.
75. 28th June 2011: Christine Lagarde was elected to head the International Monitory Fund, the first woman to head the organization.
76. 28th June 2012: in Iraq a series of car bombs left 14 people killed and 50 injured.
77. 28th June 2015: Following the refusal of European Central Banks to supply emergency funds, there was a credit crisis in Greece. The Greek government said banks would be closed for a week and restricted ATM withdrawals.
78. 28th June 2016: A gun attack and suicide bombing at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul resulted in 42 deaths and left more than 200 wounded.
79. 28th June 2017: President Xi Jinping of China began his 3-day trip to Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the territory was handed back to China.
80. 28th June 2018: The World Health Organization today declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is “largely contained”.

81. 28th June 2018: Femke Halsema was the first ever woman to be elected as mayor of Amsterdam since its first mayor in 1343.

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