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  • Sarajevo, Kingdom of Serbia (Present-Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Sunday Jun 28, 1914

    United Nations

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassination

    Sarajevo, Kingdom of Serbia (Present-Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Sunday Jun 28, 1914

    In 1914, a political assassination in Sarajevo set off a chain of events that led to the outbreak of World War I. As more and more young men were sent down into the trenches, influential voices in the United States and Britain began calling for the establishment of a permanent international body to maintain peace in the postwar world.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    Harry S. Truman

    Marriage

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    After his wartime service, Truman returned to Independence, where he married Bess Wallace on June 28, 1919. The couple had one child, Mary Margaret Truman.




  • Versailles, Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    John Maynard Keynes

    Financial representative for the Treasury to the 1919 Versailles peace conference

    Versailles, Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    Keynes was appointed financial representative for the Treasury to the 1919 Versailles peace conference. He was also appointed Officer of the Belgian Order of Leopold.




  • Versailles, Yvelines, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    Spanish Flu

    President Woodrow Wilson Collapses

    Versailles, Yvelines, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    At Versailles Peace Conference, while negotiating the end of World War I with other world leaders, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson collapses. Some historians speculate he was weak from influenza, which was still rampant in Paris.




  • Palace of Versailles, Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    United Nations

    Treaty of Versailles was signed

    Palace of Versailles, Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 28, 1919

    The League of Nations was approved, and in the summer of 1919, Wilson presented the Treaty of Versailles and the Covenant of the League of Nations to the US Senate for ratification.




  • Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, Paris, France
    Monday Jun 28, 1920

    World War II

    Treaty of Versailles

    Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, Paris, France
    Monday Jun 28, 1920

    Under the Treaty of Versailles, Germany lost around 13 percent of its home territory and all its overseas possessions, limits were placed on the size and and capability of the country's armed forces.




  • Hathazari, Chittagong, Bengal Presidency, British India (Now Bangladesh)
    Friday Jun 28, 1940

    Muhammad Yunus

    Born

    Hathazari, Chittagong, Bengal Presidency, British India (Now Bangladesh)
    Friday Jun 28, 1940

    The third of nine children, Yunus was born on 28 June 1940 to a Bengali Muslim family in the village of Bathua, by the Kaptai road in Hathazari, Chittagong in the Bengal Presidency of the British Raj, present Bangladesh.


  • Bessarabia; northern Bukovina (Present Day Moldova)
    Friday Jun 28, 1940

    World War II

    The Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and northern Bukovina

    Bessarabia; northern Bukovina (Present Day Moldova)
    Friday Jun 28, 1940

    Romania and Hungary would make major contributions to the Axis war against the Soviet Union, in Romania's case partially to recapture territory ceded to the Soviet Union. The Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and northern Bukovina took place during June, 28–July 4, 1940 as a result of the Soviet Union ultimatum given to Romania on June 26, 1940, under the threat of the use of force.


  • Voronezh and Rostov to Stalingrad, Kuban, Caucasus, U.S.S.R.
    Sunday Jun 28, 1942

    World War II

    Case Blue

    Voronezh and Rostov to Stalingrad, Kuban, Caucasus, U.S.S.R.
    Sunday Jun 28, 1942

    The Germans launched their main summer offensive against southern Russia in June 1942, to seize the oil fields of the Caucasus and occupy Kuban steppe, while maintaining positions on the northern and central areas of the front. The Germans split Army Group South into two groups: Army Group A advanced to the lower Don River and struck south-east to the Caucasus, while Army Group B headed towards the Volga River. The Soviets decided to make their stand at Stalingrad on the Volga.


  • Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jun 28, 1949

    Josip Broz Tito

    The other member countries of the Cominform expelled Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jun 28, 1949

    On 28 June, the other member countries of the Cominform expelled Yugoslavia, citing "nationalist elements" that had "managed in the course of the past five or six months to reach a dominant position in the leadership" of the CPY.


  • South Korea
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1950

    Korean War

    The Massacre of suspected political opponents

    South Korea
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1950

    On 28 June, Rhee ordered the massacre of suspected political opponents in his own country.


  • Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 1951

    Neil Armstrong

    VF-51 Flew ahead To Naval Air Station Barbers Point in Hawaii

    Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 1951

    On June 28, 1951, Essex had set sail for Korea, with VF-51 aboard to act as ground-attack aircraft. VF-51 flew ahead to Naval Air Station Barbers Point in Hawaii, where it conducted fighter-bomber training before rejoining the ship at the end of July.


  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 1968

    Memorial day

    Three-day weekend

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 1968

    On June 28, 1968, Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which moved four holidays, including Memorial Day, from their traditional dates to a specified Monday in order to create a convenient three-day weekend. The change moved Memorial Day from its traditional May 30 date to the last Monday in May. The law took effect at the federal level in 1971. After some initial confusion and unwillingness to comply, all 50 states adopted Congress's change of date within a few years.


  • Pretoria, South Africa
    Monday Jun 28, 1971

    Elon Musk

    Birth

    Pretoria, South Africa
    Monday Jun 28, 1971

    On June 28, 1971, Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. The son of Maye Musk, a Canadian model and dietitian born in Saskatchewan, Canada, and raised in South Africa, and Errol Musk, a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor.


  • Sunnyvale, California, United States
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1972

    Atari, Inc.

    Foundation of Atari

    Sunnyvale, California, United States
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1972

    On June 27, 1972, the two incorporated Atari, Inc. and soon hired Al Alcorn as their first design engineer. Bushnell asked Alcorn to produce an arcade version of the Magnavox Odyssey's Tennis game, which would be named Pong.


  • London, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 28, 1982

    Prince William

    Name announced

    London, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 28, 1982

    His names, William Arthur Philip Louis, were announced by Buckingham Palace on 28 June.


  • Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    Vladimir Putin

    Head of the Committee for External Relations of the Mayor's Office

    Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    On 28 June 1991, he became head of the Committee for External Relations of the Mayor's Office, with responsibility for promoting international relations and foreign investments.


  • Slovenia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    Ten-Day War (Slovenian Independence War)

    The border crossing at Holmec was captured by Slovenian TO forces

    Slovenia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    The border crossing at Holmec was captured by Slovenian TO forces. Two Slovenian and three YPA soldiers were killed, and 91 YPA soldiers captured.


  • Slovenia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    Ten-Day War (Slovenian Independence War)

    Rapidly losing ground

    Slovenia
    Friday Jun 28, 1991

    Additional fighting took place throughout the day. The YPA tank column that had been attacked at Pesnica the previous day was blocked by impromptu barricades of Slovenian trucks at Štrihovec, a few kilometers short of the border with Austria, where it again came under attack by Slovenian TO personnel and Slovenian police. The SFR Yugoslav Air Force mounted two airstrikes in support of the YPA forces at Strihovec, killing four truck drivers. At Medvedjek in central Slovenia, another YPA tank column came under attack at a truck barricade, where air raids killed six truck drivers. Heavy fighting broke out at Nova Gorica on the border with Italy, where the Slovenian Special Forces fired two armburst antitank rockets and fired 700 rounds from infantry weapons. Slovene troops destroyed two YPA T-55 tanks and captured an additional three, plus a BTS-1 racked buldozer. Three YPA soldiers were killed and 16 wounded, among them the commander of the armored column, and 98 surrendered. By the end of the day, the YPA still held many of its positions but was rapidly losing ground. YPA was beginning to experience problems with desertions — many Slovenian members of the YPA quit their units or simply changed sides - and both the troops on the ground and the leadership in Belgrade appeared to have little idea of what to do next.


  • Hague, Netherlands
    Thursday Jun 28, 2001

    Slobodan Milošević

    Milošević's Extradition

    Hague, Netherlands
    Thursday Jun 28, 2001

    Following Milošević's arrest, the United States pressured the Yugoslav government to extradite Milošević to the ICTY or lose financial aid from the IMF and World Bank. On 28 June, Milošević was flown by helicopter from Belgrade to a U.S. air base in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina and from where he was then flown to The Hague, Netherlands.


  • Michigan, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 2001

    Eminem

    Eminem was sentenced to one year's probation

    Michigan, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 2001

    On June 28, 2001, Eminem was sentenced to one year's probation and community service and was fined about $2,000 on weapon charges stemming from an argument with an employee of Psychopathic Records.


  • Valle del Cauca, Colombia
    Thursday Jun 28, 2007

    Colombian conflict

    The FARC Sudden Report

    Valle del Cauca, Colombia
    Thursday Jun 28, 2007

    On June 28, 2007 the FARC suddenly reported the death of 11 of the 12 kidnapped provincial deputies from Valle del Cauca Department. The Colombian government accused the FARC of executing the hostages and stated that government forces had not made any rescue attempts. FARC claimed that the deaths occurred during a crossfire, after an attack to one of its camps by an "unidentified military group".


  • Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Jun 28, 2016

    Nokia

    The First 5G-Ready Network

    Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Jun 28, 2016

    On 28 June 2016 Nokia demonstrated for the first time a 5G-ready network.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 2019

    Andrew Yang

    First Debate

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Jun 28, 2019

    As of June 28, 2019, Yang had received donations from more than 130,000 individual donors in at least 20 U.S. states, thereby meeting at least one of the requirements to be included in the first and second debates for Democratic presidential primary candidates, as well as the donor requirement for the third and fourth debates. The Democratic National Committee randomly determined that Yang would participate in the second night of the first debate, which took place in Miami on June 27. During the debate, Yang was asked only two questions and allowed to speak for two minutes and 56 seconds, the last time of any candidate. He claimed that his microphone malfunctioned, initially suggesting to the debate moderators that technical difficulties might have occurred. An NBC spokesperson said, "At no point during the debate was any candidate's microphone turned off or muted", but Yang and his supporters have provided video evidence they claim show Yang speaking up but not being heard.


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