June 28: Day of the Week
June 28, 2021 was the 179th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac 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.
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June 28: This Day in History
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.
June 28 Historical Event(s)
- 1776American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
- 1865The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
- 1882The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
- 1894Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
- 1895El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
- 1902The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
- 1904The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
- 1940Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union.
- 1956in Poznań, workers from HCP factory went to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
- 1996The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
Who were born on June 28?
- 1922Michael Vale, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1932Pat Morita, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1945David Knights, English bassist (Procol Harum)
- 1951Lalla Ward, British actress
- 1967Gil Bellows, Canadian actor
- 1971Aileen Quinn, American actress
- 1975Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish guitarist and vocalist (Dissection) (d. 2006)
- 1979Felicia Day, American actress, writer, director, violinist, and singer
- 1984Tamara Ecclestone, English socialite and television presenter
- 1990Nick Purcell, American actor
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