About June 28

June 28, 2022 is the 179th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Cancer is the sun 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 208 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

June 28: More About This Day

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.

What Happened On June 28

  • 1389
    Battle of Kosovo took place, between Serbian and Ottoman army.
  • 1461
    Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • 1519
    Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 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.
  • 1778
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Monmouth is fought between the American Continental Army under George Washington and the British Army led by Sir Henry Clinton.
  • 1807
    Second British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelock lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
  • 1865
    The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
  • 1881
    Secret treaty between Austria and Serbia.
  • 1895
    Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis claim to Barony of Arizona is “wholly fictitious and fraudulent”.
  • 1895
    El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
  • 1904
    The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
  • 1922
    The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
  • 1948
    Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
  • 1969
    Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
  • 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.
  • 1987
    For the first time in the military history, a civilian target was attacked by chemical weapons when Iraqi warplanes dropped mustard gas bombs on the Iranian town of Sardasht in rwo separate bombing rounds, on four residential areas.
  • 1989
    The 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo. Serbian leader Slobodan Milošević delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle, which is later interpreted as foreshadowing the Yugoslav Wars.
  • 1996
    The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
  • 2005
    War in Afghanistan: Three U.S. Navy SEALs, 16 American Special Operations Forces soldiers, and an unknown number of Taliban insurgents are killed

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