Friday June 28, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 28: Day of the Week

June 28, 2024 is the 180th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

June 2024

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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.

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)

Edward IV is crowned King of England.
Coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I.
The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
The Cominform circulates the “Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia”; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
in Poznań, workers from HCP factory went to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
The 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.
The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.

Who were born on June 28?

Lamina Sankoh, Sierra Leone politician and nationalist (d. 1964)
Carl Levin, United States Senator from Michigan
David Knights, English bassist (Procol Harum)
David Lanz, American New Age pianist
Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter
Lance Nethery, Canadian ice hockey player and executive
John Elway, American football player
Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer
Christopher Leslie, English politician
Prince Hussein bin Al Abdullah II, Prince of Jordan

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