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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1635Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
- 1763A massive earthquake occurs on the same day in Komárom in Hungary, in Komárno in Slovakia and in Zsámbék in Hungary.
- 1865The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
- 1942Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue
- 1948Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
- 1948The Cominform circulates the “Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia”; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
- 1950Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
- 1981A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
- 1992The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
Who were born on June 28?
- 1490Albert of Mainz, bishop and elector of Mainz (d. 1545)
- 1938John Byner, American comedian
- 1942Chris Hani, South African politician, leader of the South African Communist Party (d. 1993)
- 1955Eric Gates, English footballer
- 1963Charlie Clouser, American keyboard, synth and theremin player (Nine Inch Nails)
- 1965Jessica Hecht, American actress
- 1971Bobby Hurley, American basketball player
- 1977Chris Spurling, American baseball player
- 1986Kellie Pickler, American singer
- 1990Nick Purcell, American actor
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