June 28: Day of the Week
June 28, 2020 is the 180th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1098Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
- 1389Battle of Kosovo took place, between Serbian and Ottoman army.
- 1763A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
- 1778American Revolutionary War: Battle of Monmouth is fought between the American Continental Army under George Washington and the British Army led by Sir Henry Clinton.
- 1807Second 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.
- 1859The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
- 1921Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
- 1940Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union.
- 1967Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
- 1976The Angolan court sentenced US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
Who were born on June 28?
- 1891Carl Spaatz, American Air Force general (d. 1974)
- 1906Maria Goeppert-Mayer, German physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1972)
- 1922Michael Vale, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1946Gilda Radner, American comedienne (d. 1989)
- 1947Robert Bondi, American politician
- 1955Thomas Hampson, American baritone
- 1969Danielle Brisebois, American actress
- 1970Steve Burton, American actor
- 1976Shinobu Asagoe, Japanese tennis player
- 1977Mark Stoermer, American bass player (The Killers)
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