On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
  • Police carry out an early morning raid on gay bar Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, NY; about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against police, it lasts 3 days. Beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayelet Zurer, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Danielle Brisebois, American actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Tichina Arnold, American actress, born in Queens, NYC, New York