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June 28th is the 179th day of the year (180th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about June 28th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 28th
1491 Henry VIII (King of England 1491-1547)
1703 John Wesley (theologian, founder of Methodism)
1712 Jean-Jacques Rousseau (philosopher)
1824 Paul Broca (physician, anatomist)
1883 Pierre Laval (French politician)
1902 Richard Rodgers (composer - Rodgers and Hammerstein)
1918 Willie Whitelaw (British politician)
1926 Mel Brooks (comedian, film director, actor)
1927 Correlli Barnett (historian, author)
1928 Hans Blix (diplomat, politician, formerly head of UN weapons inspections in Iraq)
1928 Cyril Smith (British politician)
1941 Anne Leslie (journalist)
1947 Clarissa Dickson Wright (chef, author)
1948 Kathy Bates (actress)
1951 Lalla Ward (actress)
1954 A. A. Gill (columnist, author)
1960 John Elway (American football player)
1954 Alice Krige (actress)
1966 John Cusack (actor)
1971 Elon Musk (engineer, entrepreneur)
June 28th in History
1519 Charles V elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria.
1846 Saxophone patented by Adolphe Sax.
1894 Labor Day becomes an official holiday in the United States.
1914 Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo by Serbian nationalists, setting off a sequence of events that eventually leads to World War I.
1919 Treaty of Versailles signed in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, officially ending World War One.
1940 Romania cedes Bessarabia (today known as Moldova) to the USSR.
1967 Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
June 28th is also
Feast of Saint Irenaeus of Lyons (Catholicism)
People born on June 28th are Cancer
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