Historical Events on 28th June

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767 - St Paul I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1098 - Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
1119 - Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders
1245 - 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
1389 - Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).
1461 - Edward IV crowned king of England
1485 - Gent/Brugge/Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Neth
1519 - King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V
1524 - Duke of Bourbon occupies Province
1575 - Spanish troops conquer Buren
1583 - Duke Frans de Valois returns to France
1593 - Earl Mauritius conquerors Geertruidenberg
1629 - Peace of Ales: Rights of French huguenots limited
1635 - French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
1651 - Battle of Beresteczko between Poles and Ukrainians starts.
1675 - Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburg army beats Sweden
1748 - Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed
1762 - 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)
Empress of Russia Catherine the GreatEmpress of Russia Catherine the Great 1762 - Russian tsarina Catherine II seizes power, declaring herself Catherine II, the sovereign ruler of Russia
1770 - Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia
Engrossed copy of the United States Declaration of IndependenceEngrossed copy of the United States Declaration of Independence 1776 - Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to Continental Congress
1776 - Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack
1778 - Battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)
1778 - Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots
1807 - British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina
1820 - Tomato is proven non-poisonous
1832 - Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns
1833 - Three missionaries of the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society obtain permission from Chief Moshoeshoe (Moshesh) to found a mission station in Basutoland (now Lesotho)
Queen of the United Kingdom VictoriaQueen of the United Kingdom Victoria 1838 - Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London
1841 - The Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris premieres the ballet Giselle
1846 - Saxophone is patented by Antoine Joseph Sax
1855 - The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University
1859 - 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)
1861 - Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest
1862 - Day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA
1865 - The Army of the Potomac is disbanded
1869 - Amsterdam typographer strike
1874 - Freedmen's Bank closes
1880 - Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.
1887 - Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
1892 - Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
Leader of the Kelly gang Ned KellyLeader of the Kelly gang Ned Kelly 1894 - Labor Day established as a holiday for federal employees
1894 - The Natal Legislature plans to introduce the Indian Franchise Bill, South Africa
1895 - El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union
1897 - Marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia
1898 - 15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
1898 - 22nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)
1902 - Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin
1902 - US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million
1902 - Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years
1904 - International Anti-Military Cooperation (IAMV) forms in Amsterdam
1904 - The SS Norge Runs aground and sinks
Tennis Champion Charlotte CooperTennis Champion Charlotte Cooper 1907 - Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey
1909 - 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens
1911 - Joseph Caillaux forms government in France
1914 - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of WWI
1917 - Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
1918 - 1st flight between Hawaiian Islands
1919 - Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees
1919 - Treaty of Versailles, ending WW I and establishing the League of Nations, is signed in France
1922 - The Irish Civil War starts when Irish Free State forces attack anti-treaty republicans in Dublin.
1923 - Dodgers lost 7-0 lead, as Phillies score 8 in bottom of 9th
Archduke of Austria Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand 1923 - Queen Wilhelmina & Prince Henry of the Netherlands state visit to London
1924 - Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
1924 - Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93
1928 - Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for US president at Democratic Convention
1928 - Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
1930 - 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
1934 - Hitler flies to Essen (Night of Long Knifes)
1935 - Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
1935 - FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
1935 - 70th British Golf Open: Alf Perry shoots a 283 at Muirfield
1936 - The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
1938 - Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 1939 - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 - Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
1939 - Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0
1940 - "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio
1940 - Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union
1941 - German & Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
1941 - German troops occupy Galicia, Poland
1942 - Col-gen Von Hoth' 6th Pantser enters Voronezj
1942 - Dumont TV network begins (WABD NY)
1945 - Polish Provisional government of National Unity set up by Soviets
1946 - Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st pres of Italy
1946 - Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins
1947 - "Temptation" (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1
1948 - US/British airlift to West Berlin begins
1950 - "Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 perfs
1950 - North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War
1951 - "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV
LPGA Golfer Betsy RawlsLPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls 1953 - 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1954 - 111°F (44°C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)
1956 - 1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill
1956 - Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die
1957 - Reds' fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters
1957 - Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team
1958 - Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
1958 - Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)
1959 - Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)
1960 - 10.40" (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)
1961 - Phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie
1962 - Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial 1963 - Belaunde Terry inaugurated as pres of Peru
1963 - Khrushchev visits East-Berlin
1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waldemar Golf Open
1964 - Organization for Afo-American Unity formed in NY by Malcolm X
1965 - 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson
1965 - Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
1966 - Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title
1967 - George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding
1967 - Israel annexes East Jerusalem
1968 - Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers
1969 - John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
1969 - Stonewall riots begin in New York City.
LPGA Golfer Mary MillsLPGA Golfer Mary Mills 1970 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
1970 - Around 500 Catholic workers at the Harland and Wolff shipyard are forced to leave their work by Protestant employees as serious rioting continues in Belfast
1971 - Fillmore East closes
1971 - Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs & no-hits Reds
1971 - US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali
1973 - Lawsuit in Detroit challenges Little League's "no girls" rule
1973 - Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected
1973 - New Zealand ship HMNZS Otago sails for Mururoa test zone after France’s refusal to accept an International Court of Justice injunction against its atmospheric nuclear testing; NZ Prime Minister Norman Kirk told the crew of the Otago that their Mururoa mission was an ‘honourable’ one
NBA Forward Elgin BaylorNBA Forward Elgin Baylor 1973 - Northern Ireland Assembly elections take place
1974 - Fall of earth & rocks kill 200 (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Colombia)
1974 - Wings release "Band on the Run" & "Zoo Gang" in UK
1975 - David Bowie releases "Fame"
1975 - Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)
1975 - The South African rugby team beats France 33-18 in Pretoria
1976 - 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo
1976 - Three British mercenaries are sentenced to death for their part in the Angolan civil war
1977 - Billy Hunter becomes Rangers' 4th manager in 6 days
1977 - Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers
1977 - The United Party, main political opposition party in South Africa, is formally disbanded by the majority faction after members leave the party to join other new political parties
1978 - UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill
1978 - Supreme Court orders Cal medical school to admit Allan Bakke a white man claiming reverse discrimination when application was rejected
1979 - OPEC raises oil prices 24%
1980 - NYC transit fare rises from 50 cents to 60 cents
1980 - The South African Springbok rugby team lead by Morné du Plessis beats the British Lions 12-10 in Port Elizabeth to lead 3-0 in the series
1981 - "Piaf" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
1981 - 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
LPGA Golfer Nancy LopezLPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez 1981 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1982 - Prince Charles & Lady Diana name their baby "William"
1983 - Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3
1983 - NASA launches Galaxy-A
1984 - Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola
1984 - 17th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
1985 - Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx
1986 - Irish population condemns divorce
1986 - Kenneth & Nellie Pike challenge Ala Dem runoff win by AG C Graddick
1986 - West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa
His Royal Highness Prince CharlesHis Royal Highness Prince Charles 1987 - "Dreamgirls" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 177 performances
1987 - Deb Richard wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1987 - Don Baylor sets career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 (Pitcher Rick Rhoden)
1988 - Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton
1990 - Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
1991 - South Africa signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
1992 - "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances
1992 - 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
1992 - Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
1992 - Italian government of Amato forms
1992 - LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
1992 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1992 - US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
1992 - The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan 1993 - Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
1993 - Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
1993 - NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands
1993 - Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
1994 - NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
1995 - NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign
1996 - "Nutty Professor" starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
1996 - The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
1997 - "Master Class" closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
1997 - "Steel Peer" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 76 perfs
1997 - TV evangelist Robert Schuller attacks a flight attendant
Actor Eddie MurphyActor Eddie Murphy 2000 - Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
2002 - In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council
2003 - "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl", directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland
2004 - Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism
2004 - The 17th NATO Summit starts in Istanbul.
2004 - Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
Actor Johnny DeppActor Johnny Depp 2005 - A final design for Manhattan's Freedom Tower is formally unveiled.
2006 - The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
2007 - Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros becomes the 27th member of the 3000 hit club, going 5 for 5 against the Colorado Rockies.
2012 - A series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people
2013 - Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole's final "Sportscentre" broadcast on TSN
2015 - David Sweat shot and captured near Canadian border. 2nd prisoner to escape maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility June 6.
2015 - Greek Credit Crisis: Greek government says banks closed for a week and ATM withdrawals restricted after European Central Bank refused to supply emergency funds

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