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.
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)
- 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.
- 1904The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
- 1942Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue
- 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.
- 1964Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
- 1978The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
- 1994Members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult release sarin gas in Matsumoto, Japan; 7 persons are killed, 660 injured.
- 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?
- 1491King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
- 1577Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter (d. 1640)
- 1719Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French statesman (d. 1785)
- 1947Anny Duperey, French film and television actress
- 1951Lalla Ward, British actress
- 1955Thomas Hampson, American baritone
- 1971Fabien Barthez, French footballer
- 1971Ray Slijngaard, Dutch musician
- 1977Mark Stoermer, American bass player (The Killers)
- 1979Felicia Day, American actress, writer, director, violinist, and singer
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