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What Happened on June 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 A terrorist attack in Turkey's Istanbul Atatürk Airport kills 42 people and injures more than 230 others.
2009 Honduran president Manuel Zelaya is ousted by a local military coup following a failed request to hold a referendum to rewrite the Honduran Constitution. This was the start of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis.
2004 Iraq War: Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
2001 Slobodan MiloševiĿ is extradited to the ICTY in The Hague to stand trial.
1997 Holyfield-Tyson II: Mike Tyson is disqualified in the third round for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear.
1989 On the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, Slobodan MiloševiĿ delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.
1987 For the first time in military history, a civilian population is targeted for chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht.
1981 A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of the Islamic Republican Party.
1978 The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
1976 The Angolan court sentences US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
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.
1969 Stonewall riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
1964 Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
1956 in Poznaſ, workers from HCP factory go to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
1950 Korean War: Suspected communist sympathizers (between as many as 100,000 to 200,000) are executed in the Bodo League massacre.
1950 Korean War: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge in an attempt to slow North Korea's offensive. The city falls later that day.
1950 Korean War: North Korean Army conducts the Seoul National University Hospital massacre.
1948 Cold War: The Tito-Stalin Split results in the expulsion of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia from the Cominform.
1948 Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
1945 Poland's Soviet-allied Provisional Government of National Unity is formed over a month after V-E Day.
1942 World War II: Nazi Germany starts its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue.
1940 Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union after facing an ultimatum.
1936 The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
1926 Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
1922 The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
1921 Serbian King Alexander I proclaims the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
1919 The Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allies of World War I.
1917 World War I: Greece joins the Allied powers.
1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo; this is the casus belli of World War I.
1911 The Nakhla meteorite, the first one to suggest signs of aqueous processes on Mars, falls to Earth, landing in Egypt.
1904 The SS Norge runs aground on Hasselwood Rock in the North Atlantic 430 kilometres (270 mi) northwest of Ireland. More than 635 people die during the sinking.
1902 The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
1896 An explosion in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
1895 The United States Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis⿿s claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent."
1894 Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
1882 The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
1881 The Austro-Serbian Alliance of 1881 is secretly signed.
1880 Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
1865 The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
1859 The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
1855 Sigma Chi fraternity is founded in North America.
1846 Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone.
1841 The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier.
1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
1807 Second British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelocke lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
1797 French troops disembark in Corfu, beginning the French rule in the Ionian Islands.
1778 American Revolutionary War: The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
1776 American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Sullivan's Island ends with the American victory, leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
1776 American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
1745 A New England colonial army captures the French fortifications at Louisbourg (New Style).
1709 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
1651 The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
1635 Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
1575 Sengoku period of Japan: The combined forces of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu are victorious in the Battle of Nagashino.
1519 Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1461 Edward IV is crowned King of England.
1360 Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
1098 Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
572 Assassination of Alboin, King of the Lombards.
Famous People Born on June 28

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Year Name
1888 George Challenor, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1947)
1958 Félix Gray, Tunisian-French singer-songwriter
1956 Noel Mugavin, Australian footballer and coach
2002 Marta Kostyuk, Ukrainian tennis player
1444 Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus (d. 1487)
1943 Donald Johanson, American paleontologist and academic
1987 Terrence Williams, American basketball player
1836 Emmanuel Rhoides, Greek journalist and author (d. 1904)
1894 Francis Hunter, American tennis player (d. 1981)
1919 Joseph P. Lordi, American government official (d. 1983)
Famous People Deaths On June 28

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Date Name
2012 Doris Sams, American baseball player (b. 1927)
683 Leo II, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 611)
1939 Douglas H. Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation (b. 1856)
1936 Alexander Berkman, American author and activist (d. 1870)
2006 Jim Baen, American publisher, founded Baen Books (b. 1943)
2013 David Rubitsky, American sergeant (b. 1917)
1940 Italo Balbo, Italian air marshal and politician (b. 1896)
2015 Jack Carter, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
2004 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912)
2006 Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1919)