On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israel criticizes John Kerry's proposed ceasefire, stating that no ceasefire deal will be accepted without the destruction of tunnels leading from Gaza to Israel and the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry
  • Missiles strike near Gaza's main hospital and a nearby refugee camp Monday, leaving 10 dead and many wounded; Israeli Defence Force say they are not responsible
  • UN Security Council hold emergency meeting calling for an immediate and indefinite humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Erikson, American swimmer 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981), dies at 58
  • Margot Adler, American journalist, dies from endometrial cancer at 68