About June 28

June 28, 2021 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.

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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 218 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

  • 1461
    Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • 1651
    The Battle of Beresteczko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Fort Moultrie is attacked during the Battle of Sullivan’s Island; this event is commemorated in Carolina Day.
  • 1838
    Coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • 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.
  • 1865
    The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
  • 1883
    In Milan in Italy inaugurated the first central European electricity power station.
  • 1895
    El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
  • 1914
    Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I.
  • 1936
    The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
  • 1942
    Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue
  • 1950
    Hangang Bridge bombing: Korean War.
  • 1950
    Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
  • 1956
    in Poznań, workers from HCP factory went to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
  • 1967
    Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  • 1969
    Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
  • 1978
    The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
  • 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.

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