What Happened on June 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A police raid on the gay bar "Stonewall Inn" triggers spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community in NYC. The "Stonewall riots" constituted the most important event which sparked America's gay liberation movement

Transgender activist and drag queen Marsha P. Johnson
Transgender activist and drag queen
Marsha P. Johnson
  • John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's

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