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Events Throughout History

Historical Events for June 28th

  • Year 1098 » Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha called Kerbogha of Mosull.
  • Year 1360 » Muhammed VI, Sultan of Granada Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid dynasty Nasrid king of Emirate of Granada Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II, Sultan of Granada Ismail II.
  • Year 1461 » Edward IV of England named Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • Year 1519 » Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor named Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Year 1635 » Guadeloupe becomes a France or French colony.
  • Year 1651 » The Battle of Beresteczko between Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth or Poland and Crimean Khanate or Ukraine starts.
  • Year 1709 » Peter I of Russia or Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
  • Year 1745 » War of the Austrian Succession: A New England colonial army captures Louisbourg (community) or Louisbourg, New France, after a Siege of Louisbourg (1745) known as forty-seven-day siege (New Style).
  • Year 1776 » Thomas Hickey (soldier) named Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
  • Year 1778 » The Continental Army or American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
  • Year 1807 » Second British invasions of the Río de la Plata or British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelock lands at Ensenada, Buenos Aires known as Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
  • Year 1838 » Coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • Year 1841 » The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
  • Year 1859 » The first Conformation show called conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
  • Year 1865 » The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
  • Year 1880 » The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan, Victoria known as Glenrowan.
  • Year 1881 » Secret treaty between Austria and Serbia.
  • Year 1882 » The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
  • Year 1894 » Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
  • Year 1895 » El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
  • Year 1902 » The United States Congress named U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
  • Year 1904 » The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
  • Year 1914 » Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg e.g Sophie are Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand named assassinated in Sarajevo by Bosnia Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the 'casus belli' of World War I.
  • Year 1919 » The Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, bringing fighting to an end in between Germany and the Allies of World War I.
  • Year 1921 » Serbian King Alexander I of Serbia known as Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.
  • Year 1922 » The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Irish Free State named Free State forces.
  • Year 1926 » Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
  • Year 1936 » The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
  • Year 1940 » Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union after Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina named facing an ultimatum.
  • Year 1942 » World War II: Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue
  • Year 1948 » The Cominform circulates the "Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia"; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
  • Year 1948 » Boxer Dick Turpin (boxer) named Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era.
  • Year 1950 » Korean War: North Korean Army conducted Seoul National University Hospital Massacre.
  • Year 1950 » Korean War: Suspected communist sympathizers, argued to be between 100,000 and 200,000 are executed in the Bodo League massacre.
  • Year 1950 » Korean War: Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.
  • Year 1956 » in Poznań, workers from H. Cegielski – Poznań or HCP factory went to the streets, sparking one of the Poznań 1956 protests or first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe.
  • Year 1964 » Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
  • Year 1967 » Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  • Year 1969 » Stonewall Riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
  • Year 1973 » Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, 1973 Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between Unionism in Ireland unionists and Irish nationalism nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
  • Year 1976 » The Angolan court sentences US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
  • Year 1978 » The Supreme Court of the United States called United States Supreme Court, in 'Regents of the University of California v. Bakke' bars quota systems in college admissions.
  • Year 1981 » A powerful Hafte tir bombing or bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
  • Year 1987 » For the first time in military history, a civilian population is targeted for Sulfur mustard or chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht, West Azerbaijan or Sardasht.
  • Year 1989 » On the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, Slobodan Milošević delivers the Gazimestan speech at the site of the historic battle.
  • Year 1992 » The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
  • Year 1994 » Members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult Matsumoto incident called release sarin gas in Matsumoto, Nagano named Matsumoto, Japan; Seven people are killed, 660 injured.
  • Year 1996 » The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
  • Year 2001 » Slobodan Milošević is deported to ICTY to stand trial.
  • Year 2004 » Sovereign power is handed to the Iraqi Interim Government named interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the United States named U.S.-led rule of that nation.

World History for the Month of June