On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 2020

Historical Events

  • 50th anniversary of 1st Gay Pride march in New York City marked around the world
  • COVID-19 cases surge in southern and western US states with California, Texas and Florida closing bars, Arizona reports 20% of tests returning as positive
  • Global death toll from COVID-19 passes 500,000, doubling in less than two months (Johns Hopkins)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Bugel, American football coach (offensive line Washington Redskins 'Hogs', Super Bowl 1982, 87; Phoenix Cardinals, Oakland Raiders), dies of bone cancer at 80
  • Marián Čišovský, Slovak soccer defender (15 caps; Inter Bratislava, Viktoria Plzeň), dies of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis at 40
2020 Highlights

About June 28, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer