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    What happened on June 28

    • June 28, 1098 Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.

    • June 28, 1245 First Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens

    • June 28, 1389 "Ottoman and Serbian armies fight the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan)."

    • June 28, 1519 Charles V elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

    • June 28, 1635 French colony of Guadeloupe established in the Caribbean

    • June 28, 1635 Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.

    • June 28, 1651 "Battle of Beresteczko between Poles and Ukrainians, the biggest battle in the 17th century, starts."

    • June 28, 1762 Catherine II ascends the throne of Russia.

    • June 28, 1770 Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia

    • June 28, 1776 "Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack"

    • June 28, 1776 "Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, was hanged for mutiny and sedition."

    • June 28, 1778 "Battle of Monmouth, NJ"

    • June 28, 1778 "Mary Ludwig Hayes ""Molly Pitcher"" aids American patriots"

    • June 28, 1790 Forth and Clyde Canal opened. The 35 mile course from Bowling to Grangemouth was the longest of the Lowland canals. It was formally abandoned in 1962.

    • June 28, 1794 "Joshua Humphreys appointed master builder to build Navy ships at an annual salary of $2,000."

    • June 28, 1807 Second British invasion; John Whitelock lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the fierce resistance of the locals.

    • June 28, 1814 USS Wasp captures HMS Reindeer

    • June 28, 1820 Tomato is proven nonpoisonous

    • June 28, 1838 The coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.

    • June 28, 1845 "Another Quebec fire destroys the suburb of St. John and 1,300 houses."

    • June 28, 1855 The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University

    • June 28, 1859 "First conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England."

    • June 28, 1859 "The first dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)"

    • June 28, 1861 Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest

    • June 28, 1862 Day 4 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station

    • June 28, 1865 CSS Shenandoah captures 11 American whalers in one day

    • June 28, 1865 The Army of the Potomac is disbanded

    • June 28, 1874 Freedmen's Bank closes

    • June 28, 1880 Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.

    • June 28, 1881 Secret treaty between Austria and Serbia.

    • June 28, 1887 "Minot, North Dakota incorporated as a city."

    • June 28, 1894 Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.

    • June 28, 1895 "El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Central American Union."

    • June 28, 1902 Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin

    • June 28, 1905 "Russian sailors mutiny aboard the battleship ""Potemkin"""

    • June 28, 1909 "The first French air show, Concours d'Avation opens"

    • June 28, 1914 "Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the causus belli of World War I."

    • June 28, 1918 The first flight between Hawaiian Islands

    • June 28, 1919 Harry S Truman married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace in Independence

    • June 28, 1919 "The Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, formally ending World War I between Britain, France, Italy, the United States and allies on the one side and Germany and Austria Hungary on the other side."

    • June 28, 1922 The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.

    • June 28, 1924 "Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93"

    • June 28, 1928 Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for president at Dem Convention

    • June 28, 1929 "The following railways are jointly acquired by Canadian National and Canadian Pacific and operated under a newly incorporated company, the Northern Alberta Railways: Edmonton, Dunvegan & British Columbia Railway (447 miles) Alberta & Great Waterways Railway (286 miles) Central Canada Railway (98 miles) Pembina Valley Railway (26 miles) A total of 857 miles."

    • June 28, 1930 "Lightning strikes drill boat John B. King in the St. Lawrence River, setting off dynamite and killing 31 crew members."

    • June 28, 1936 The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.

    • June 28, 1939 Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)

    • June 28, 1940 Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union.

    • June 28, 1942 "Germany and Italian Armies reach El Alamein, prepare for attack in Suez area."

    • June 28, 1945 Polish Provisional Govt of National Unity set up by Soviets

    • June 28, 1946 Enrico de Nicola becomes first pres of Italy

    • June 28, 1948 "Cominform circulates the ""Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia"""

    • June 28, 1948 "In Fukui, Japan a 7.3 quake resulted in 5,390 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes."

    • June 28, 1950 "North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea"

    • June 28, 1950 Seoul is captured by troops from North Korea.

    • June 28, 1951 """Amos 'n' Andy"" premiers on CBS TV"

    • June 28, 1956 Anti-communist demonstrations in Pozna. Also called Poznaski czerwiec (June of Pozna).

    • June 28, 1956 "Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die"

    • June 28, 1956 The first atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill

    • June 28, 1960 "26.42 cm (10.40"") of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)"

    • June 28, 1960 Cuba confiscates and nationalizes U.S.-owned oil refineries.

    • June 28, 1962 Number one hit on UK music charts - Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard - Come Outside

    • June 28, 1964 Malcom X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.

    • June 28, 1964 Organization for Afo-American Unity forms in NY by Malcolm X

    • June 28, 1965 The first US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by Pres Johnson

    • June 28, 1968 Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers

    • June 28, 1969 Stonewall riots begin in New York City.

    • June 28, 1970 USS James Madison (SSBN-627) completes conversion to Poseidon missile capability

    • June 28, 1971 Supreme Court overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali

    • June 28, 1973 "Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time."

    • June 28, 1974 "Fall of earth & rocks kill 200. (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Columbia)"

    • June 28, 1975 Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)

    • June 28, 1975 Number one hit on UK music charts - 10 CC - I'm Not In Love

    • June 28, 1976 The Angolan court sentenced US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.

    • June 28, 1977 Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers

    • June 28, 1982 Today (Australian TV program) first went to air

    • June 28, 1983 "Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3"

    • June 28, 1983 NASA launches Galaxy-A

    • June 28, 1983 "The Mianus River Bridge collapses over the Mianus River in Connecticut, killing 3 drivers in their vehicles."

    • June 28, 1985 "Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx"

    • June 28, 1986 "A Luchar! holds its first congress in Bogot, Colombia."

    • June 28, 1986 Kenneth & Nellie Pike challenge Ala Dem runoff win by AG C Graddick

    • June 28, 1986 Number one hit on UK music charts - Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven

    • June 28, 1988 Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton

    • June 28, 1988 "The worst confined-space industrial accident in U.S. history occurs at a metal-plating plant in Auburn, Indiana, killing five."

    • June 28, 1989 Slobodan Miloevi delivers the Kosovo Polje speech

    • June 28, 1990 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards

    • June 28, 1990 Paperback Software International Ltd. found guilty by a U.S. court of copyright violation for copying the appearance and menu system of Lotus 1-2-3 in its competing spreadsheet program.

    • June 28, 1991 In Southern California a 5.8 quake killed one person at Arcadia and one person died from a heart attack at Glendale. At least 100 people were injured

    • June 28, 1992 "In Big Bear, California a 6.7 quake at 15:05:30 resulted in some people injured, substantial damage and landslides in the Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City areas"

    • June 28, 1992 "In Landers, California a 7.6 quake at 11:57:34 killed one person at Yucca Valley, two people died of heart attacks, more than 400 people were injured"

    • June 28, 1992 The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.

    • June 28, 1994 "Members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult release sarin gas attack at Matsumoto, Japan, 7 persons killed, 660 injured."

    • June 28, 1996 The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.

    • June 28, 1997 Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II - Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.

    • June 28, 2000 Cuban exile Elin Gonzlez returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.

    • June 28, 2001 U.S. Appeals Court overturns a lower court's order to break up Microsoft in an antitrust case.

    • June 28, 2004 "Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism"

    • June 28, 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."

    • June 28, 2004 The 17th NATO Summit starts in Istanbul.

    • June 28, 2005 A final design for Manhattan's Freedom Tower is formally unveiled.

    • June 28, 2005 Canada becomes the third country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.







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