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June 28 Historical Events

The following events took place on June 28. The list is arranged in chronological order.

Found 59 events. Showing 1 - 30.

  • 1098
    Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosull.
  • 1360
    Muhammed VI becomes the tenth Nasrid king of Granada after killing his brother-in-law Ismail II.
  • 1461
    Edward IV is crowned King of England.
  • 1519
    Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1635
    Guadeloupe becomes a French colony.
  • 1651
    The Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine starts.
  • 1709
    Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava
  • 1745
    War of the Austrian Succession: A New England colonial army captures Louisbourg, New France, after a forty-seven-day siege (New Style).
  • 1776
    The Battle of Sullivan’s Island ends with the first decisive American victory in the American Revolutionary War leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
  • 1776
    Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition.
  • 1778
    The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness.
  • 1807
    Second British invasion of the Río de la Plata; John Whitelocke lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals.
  • 1838
    Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • 1841
    The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
  • 1846
    Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone
  • 1855
    Sigma Chi fraternity is founded in North America.
  • 1859
    The first conformation dog show is held in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
  • 1865
    The Army of the Potomac is disbanded.
  • 1880
    The Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
  • 1881
    Secret treaty between Austria and Serbia.
  • 1882
    The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
  • 1894
    Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
  • 1895
    El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America.
  • 1895
    The United States Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis’ claim to Barony of Arizona is “wholly fictitious and fraudulent.”
  • 1896
    An explosion in the Newton Coal Company’s Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania results in a massive cave-in that kills 58 miners.
  • 1902
    The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
  • 1904
    The SS Norge runs aground and sinks
  • 1914
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by Bosnia Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I.
  • 1919
    The Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allies of World War I.
  • 1921
    Serbian King Alexander I proclaims the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.

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