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Sunday June 28, 2020

June 28: Day of the Week

June 28, 2020 was the 180th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 186 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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)

  • 1461
    Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
  • 1880
    The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
  • 1896
    An explosion in the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston City, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
  • 1914
    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.
  • 1950
    Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
  • 1978
    The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
  • 1989
    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.
  • 2001
    Slobodan Milošević deported to ICTY to stand trial.
  • 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?

  • 1491
    King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
  • 1577
    Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter (d. 1640)
  • 1806
    Napoleon Coste, French guitarist and composer (d. 1883)
  • 1921
    P. V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
  • 1937
    Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (d. 1995)
  • 1952
    Ray Ashcroft, English actor
  • 1955
    Steven M. Greer, American ufologist and author
  • 1966
    John Cusack, American actor
  • 1971
    Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality
  • 1971
    Ron Mahay, American baseball player

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