On This Day in History for June 28 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 135 of 135

  • 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 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
  • 1981 74 government officials die in attack in Iran

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1982 Prince Charles & Lady Diana name their baby "William"

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1990 Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
  • 1991 South Africa signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • 1992 Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
  • 1992 Italian government of Amato forms
  • 1992 LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
  • 1992 The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • 1993 Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
  • 1996 The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
  • 1997 TV evangelist Robert Schuller attacks a flight attendant
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2012 A series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people
  • 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
  • 2016 Suicide bombings and gun attacks at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport kill 42 and wound more than 200

Birthdays in History

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Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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