On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
  • NBA Draft: Cincinnati power forward Kenyon Martin first pick by New Jersey Nets

Famous Weddings

  • Business magnate Ron Perelman (69) weds actress Ellen Barkin (46) in a traditional Jewish ceremony at an upper East Side synagogue

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Birdwood, British anti-Semitic activist (b. 1913)
  • Nils Poppe, Swedish actor (the Seventh Seal, Dum-Bom), dies of viral complications after several stroke at 92