About June 28

June 28, 2020 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.

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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 229 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

  • 1098
    Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
  • 1461
    Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • 1651
    The Battle of Beresteczko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
  • 1763
    A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
  • 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.
  • 1841
    The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
  • 1846
    The saxophone is patented by Adolphe Sax in Paris, France.
  • 1880
    The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
  • 1904
    The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
  • 1921
    Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
  • 1936
    The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
  • 1950
    Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
  • 1964
    Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
  • 1981
    A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
  • 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.
  • 1992
    The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • 1996
    The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
  • 2001
    Slobodan Milošević deported to ICTY to stand trial.
  • 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

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