- 1389 Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).
- 1519 King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V
- 1838 Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London
- 1914 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of WWI
- 1919 Treaty of Versailles, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations, is signed in France
Saxophone is patented by Antoine Joseph Sax
On June 28, 1846