June 28, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio
  • Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union

Birthdays in History

  • Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi banker (Grameen - microlending), economist (Nobel Peace Prize 2006), born in Chittagong, British India
  • Roderick Wright, ex-Scottish bishop (d. 2005)

Deaths in History

  • Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44