June 28: Day of the Week
June 28, 2021 is the 179th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 1461Edward IV is crowned King of England.
- 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.
- 1846The saxophone is patented by Adolphe Sax in Paris, France.
- 1922The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
- 1969Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
- 1981A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
- 1996The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
- 2005War 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?
- 1926Mel Brooks, American filmmaker
- 1937George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
- 1942David Miner, American guitarist and record producer
- 1945Ken Buchanan, Scottish boxer
- 1957Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria
- 1958Donna F. Edwards, U.S. Maryland Congresswoman, 4th Congressional District
- 1964DJ Quicksilver, Turkish disc jockey and music producer
- 1966John Cusack, American actor
- 1972Jon Heidenreich, American professional wrestler
- 1983Maui Taylor, Filipino model and singer
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