What Happened on June 28, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio
  • Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi banker, economist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Roderick Wright, ex-Scottish bishop (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44