June 28: Day of the Week
June 28, 2020 was the 180th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1389Battle of Kosovo took place, between Serbian and Ottoman army.
- 1865The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
- 1894Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
- 1950Hangang Bridge bombing: Korean War.
- 1950Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
- 1969Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
- 1973Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
- 1976The Angolan court sentenced US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
- 1981A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
- 1989The 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo. Serbian leader Slobodan Milošević delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle, which is later interpreted as foreshadowing the Yugoslav Wars.
Who were born on June 28?
- 1931Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)
- 1941Ann Leslie, English journalist
- 1943Jens Birkemose, Danish painter
- 1946Gilda Radner, American comedienne (d. 1989)
- 1963Charlie Clouser, American keyboard, synth and theremin player (Nine Inch Nails)
- 1967Lars Riedel, German discus thrower
- 1969Danielle Brisebois, American actress
- 1979Randy McMichael, American football player
- 1985Phil Bardsley, English footballer
- 1987Terrence Williams, American basketball player
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