Historical Events on 28th June

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767 - St Paul I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1098 - Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
1119 - Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders
1245 - 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
1389 - Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).
1461 - Edward IV crowned king of England
1485 - Gent/Brugge/Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Neth
1519 - King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V
1524 - Duke of Bourbon occupies Province
1575 - Spanish troops conquer Buren
1583 - Duke Frans de Valois returns to France
1593 - Earl Mauritius conquerors Geertruidenberg
1629 - Peace of Ales: Rights of French huguenots limited
1635 - French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean
1651 - Battle of Beresteczko between Poles and Ukrainians starts.
1675 - Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburg army beats Sweden
1748 - Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed
1762 - 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)
1762 - Russian tsarina Catharina II seizes power
1770 - Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia
1776 - Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack
1778 - Battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)
1778 - Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots
1807 - British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina
1820 - Tomato is proven non-poisonous
1832 - Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns
1833 - Three missionaries of the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society obtain permission from Chief Moshoeshoe (Moshesh) to found a mission station in Basutoland (now Lesotho)
1838 - Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London
1841 - The Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris premieres the ballet Giselle
1846 - Saxophone is patented by Antoine Joseph Sax
1855 - The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University
1859 - 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)
1861 - Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest
1862 - Day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA
1865 - The Army of the Potomac is disbanded
1869 - Amsterdam typographer strike
1874 - Freedmen's Bank closes
Leader of the Kelly gang Ned KellyLeader of the Kelly gang Ned Kelly 1880 - Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.
1887 - Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
1892 - Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
1894 - Labor Day established as a holiday for federal employees
1894 - The Natal Legislature plans to introduce the Indian Franchise Bill, South Africa
1895 - El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union
1897 - Marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia
1898 - 15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
1898 - 22nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)
1902 - Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin
1902 - US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million
1902 - Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years
1904 - International Anti-Military Cooperation (IAMV) forms in Amsterdam
1904 - The SS Norge Runs aground and sinks
1907 - Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey
1909 - 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens
1911 - Joseph Caillaux forms government in France
Archduke of Austria Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand 1914 - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip at 10.45, the casus belli of WWI
1917 - Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
1918 - 1st flight between Hawaiian Islands
1919 - Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees
1919 - Treaty of Versailles ending WW I signed in France - also established the League of Nations
1922 - The Irish Civil War starts when Irish Free State forces attack anti-treaty republicans in Dublin.
1923 - Dodgers lost 7-0 lead, as Phillies score 8 in bottom of 9th
1923 - Queen Wilhelmina & Prince Henry of the Netherlands state visit to London
1924 - Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
1924 - Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93
1928 - Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for US president at Democratic Convention
1928 - Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
1930 - 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1934 - Hitler flies to Essen (Night of Long Knifes)
1935 - Earl Averill's consecutive-game streak ends at 673
1935 - FDR orders a federal gold vault to be built at Fort Knox, Kentucky
1935 - 70th British Golf Open: Alf Perry shoots a 283 at Muirfield
1936 - The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
1938 - Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
1939 - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 - Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
1939 - Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe LouisBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 1940 - "Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio
1940 - Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union
1941 - German & Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
1941 - German troops occupy Galicia, Poland
1942 - Col-gen Von Hoth' 6th Pantser enters Voronezj
1942 - Dumont TV network begins (WABD NY)
1945 - Polish Provisional government of National Unity set up by Soviets
1946 - Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st pres of Italy
1946 - Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins
1947 - "Temptation" (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1
1948 - US/British airlift to West Berlin begins
1950 - "Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 perfs
1950 - North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War
1951 - "Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV
LPGA Golfer Betsy RawlsLPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls 1953 - 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1954 - 111°F (44°C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)
1956 - 1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago Ill
1956 - Riots break out in Poznan Poland, 38 die
1957 - Reds' fans stuff ballot box, electing 8 Reds as All Star starters
1957 - Frick overrules & names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team
1958 - Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
1958 - Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)
1959 - Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial 1960 - 10.40" (26.42 cm) of rainfall, Dunmor, Kentucky (state 24-hour record)
1961 - Phils & SF set then record longest night game (5h11m) 7-7 15 inn tie
1962 - Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
1963 - Belaunde Terry inaugurated as pres of Peru
1963 - Khrushchev visits East-Berlin
1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waldemar Golf Open
1964 - Organization for Afo-American Unity formed in NY by Malcolm X
1965 - 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson
1965 - Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1966 - Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title
1967 - George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding
1967 - Israel annexes East Jerusalem
1968 - Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers
1969 - John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
1969 - Stonewall riots begin in New York City.
1970 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
1970 - Around 500 Catholic workers at the Harland and Wolff shipyard are forced to leave their work by Protestant employees as serious rioting continues in Belfast
1971 - Fillmore East closes
1971 - Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs & no-hits Reds
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1971 - US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali
1973 - Lawsuit in Detroit challenges Little League's "no girls" rule
1973 - Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected
1973 - New Zealand ship HMNZS Otago sails for Mururoa test zone after France’s refusal to accept an International Court of Justice injunction against its atmospheric nuclear testing; NZ Prime Minister Norman Kirk told the crew of the Otago that their Mururoa mission was an ‘honourable’ one
1973 - Northern Ireland Assembly elections take place
1974 - Fall of earth & rocks kill 200 (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Colombia)
NBA Forward Elgin BaylorNBA Forward Elgin Baylor 1974 - Wings release "Band on the Run" & "Zoo Gang" in UK
1975 - David Bowie releases "Fame"
1975 - Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)
1975 - The South African rugby team beats France 33-18 in Pretoria
1976 - 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo
1976 - Three British mercenaries are sentenced to death for their part in the Angolan civil war
1977 - Billy Hunter becomes Rangers' 4th manager in 6 days
1977 - Supreme Court allows Federal control of Nixon tapes papers
1977 - The United Party, main political opposition party in South Africa, is formally disbanded by the majority faction after members leave the party to join other new political parties
1978 - UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill
1978 - Supreme Court orders Cal medical school to admit Allan Bakke a white man claiming reverse discrimination when application was rejected
1979 - OPEC raises oil prices 24%
1980 - NYC transit fare rises from 50 cents to 60 cents
1980 - The South African Springbok rugby team lead by Morné du Plessis beats the British Lions 12-10 in Port Elizabeth to lead 3-0 in the series
1981 - "Piaf" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
1981 - 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
LPGA Golfer Nancy LopezLPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez 1981 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
1982 - Prince Charles & Lady Diana name their baby "William"
1983 - Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3
1983 - NASA launches Galaxy-A
1984 - Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola
1985 - Discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx
1986 - Irish population condemns divorce
1986 - Kenneth & Nellie Pike challenge Ala Dem runoff win by AG C Graddick
1986 - West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa
1987 - "Dreamgirls" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 177 performances
1987 - Deb Richard wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1987 - Don Baylor sets career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 (Pitcher Rick Rhoden)
1988 - Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton
1990 - 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
1990 - Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
1991 - South Africa signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
1992 - "Chinese Coffee" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 18 performances
1992 - 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
1992 - Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan
1992 - Italian government of Amato forms
1992 - LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan 1992 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
1992 - US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
1992 - The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
1993 - Doctors recommend ligament transplant to Jose Canseco's arm
1993 - Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
1993 - NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands
1993 - Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
1994 - NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
1995 - NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign
Actor Eddie MurphyActor Eddie Murphy 1996 - "Nutty Professor" starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA
1996 - The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
1997 - "Master Class" closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
1997 - "Steel Peer" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 76 perfs
1997 - TV evangelist Robert Schuller attacks a flight attendant
2000 - Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
2002 - In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council
2004 - Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism
2004 - The 17th NATO Summit starts in Istanbul.
2004 - Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
2005 - A final design for Manhattan's Freedom Tower is formally unveiled.
2006 - The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
2007 - Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros becomes the 27th member of the 3000 hit club, going 5 for 5 against the Colorado Rockies.
2012 - A series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people
Sports Anchor Jay OnraitSports Anchor Jay Onrait 2013 - Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole's final "Sportscentre" broadcast on TSN

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