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Friday June 28, 2019

June 28: Day of the Week

June 28, 2019 is the 179th day of the year 2019 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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

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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.

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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)

  • 1778
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Monmouth is fought between the American Continental Army under George Washington and the British Army led by Sir Henry Clinton.
  • 1895
    El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
  • 1902
    The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
  • 1936
    The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
  • 1948
    Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
  • 1948
    The Cominform circulates the “Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia”; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
  • 1976
    The Angolan court sentenced US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
  • 1981
    A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
  • 1997
    Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield II – Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece off Holyfield’s ear.
  • 2005
    War in Afghanistan: Three U.S. Navy SEALs, 16 American Special Operations Forces soldiers, and an unknown number of Taliban insurgents are killed

Who were born on June 28?

  • 1490
    Albert of Mainz, bishop and elector of Mainz (d. 1545)
  • 1806
    Napoleon Coste, French guitarist and composer (d. 1883)
  • 1891
    Esther Forbes, American writer (d. 1968)
  • 1913
    Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
  • 1921
    P. V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
  • 1942
    David Miner, American guitarist and record producer
  • 1957
    Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria
  • 1965
    Sonny Strait, American voice actor
  • 1966
    Sara Stewart, Scottish actress
  • 1971
    Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality

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