On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NBA Draft: Benetton Treviso (Italy)power forward Andrea Bargnani first pick by Toronto Raptors
  • The Republic of Montenegro admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264

Famous Deaths

  • George Page, American television host (b. 1935)
  • George Unwin, British WWII fighter ace (b. 1913)
  • Jim Baen, American sci-fi publisher and editor (b. 1943)
  • Lennie "Len" Weinrib, American comedian and actor (H.R. Pufnstuf, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), dies from a stroke at 71
  • Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919)