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.
  • 1635
    Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Fort Moultrie is attacked during the Battle of Sullivan’s Island; this event is commemorated in Carolina Day.
  • 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.
  • 1838
    Coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • 1865
    The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
  • 1882
    The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
  • 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.
  • 1896
    An explosion in the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston City, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
  • 1904
    The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
  • 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.
  • 1919
    The Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, formally ending World War I between Belgium, Britain, France, Italy, the United States and allies on the one side and Germany and Austria-Hungary on the other side.
  • 1948
    Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
  • 1950
    Bodo League massacre: Korean War.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1997
    Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield II – Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece off Holyfield’s ear.
  • 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.

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