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June 28th, 2006 (June 28 2006)EventThe Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
June 28th, 2005 (June 28 2005)EventCanada becomes the third country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.
June 28th, 2005 (June 28 2005)EventA final design for Manhattan s Freedom Tower is formally unveiled.
June 28th, 2004 (June 28 2004)EventThe 17th NATO Summit starts in Istanbul.
June 28th, 2004 (June 28 2004)EventSovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
June 28th, 2004 (June 28 2004)EventEstonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism
June 28th, 2001 (June 28 2001)EventU.S. Appeals Court overturns a lower court s order to break up Microsoft in an antitrust case.
June 28th, 2000 (June 28 2000)EventCuban exile Elian Gonzalez returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
June 28th, 1997 (June 28 1997)EventMike Tyson vs Evander HolyfieldTyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield s ear.
June 28th, 1996 (June 28 1996)EventThe Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.
June 28th, 1994 (June 28 1994)EventMembers of the Aum Shinrikyo cult release sarin gas attack at Matsumoto, Japan, 7 persons killed, 660 injured.
June 28th, 1992 (June 28 1992)EventThe Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.
June 28th, 1990 (June 28 1990)EventPaperback Software International Ltdied in found guilty by a U.S. court of copyright violation for copying the appearance and menu system of Lotus 1-2-3 in its competing spreadsheet program.
June 28th, 1988 (June 28 1988)EventThe worst confined-space industrial accident in U.S. history occurs at a metal-plating plant in Auburn, Indiana, killing five.
June 28th, 1986 (June 28 1986)Event?A Luchar! holds its first congress in Bogota, Colombia.
June 28th, 1983 (June 28 1983)EventThe Mianus River Bridge collapses over the Mianus River in Connecticut, killing 3 drivers in their vehicles.
June 28th, 1978 (June 28 1978)EventThe United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions.
June 28th, 1976 (June 28 1976)EventThe Angolan court sentenced US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial.
June 28th, 1973 (June 28 1973)EventElections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time.
June 28th, 1969 (June 28 1969)EventStonewall riots begin in New York City.
June 28th, 1967 (June 28 1967)EventIsrael annexes East Jerusalem.
June 28th, 1964 (June 28 1964)EventMalcom X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
June 28th, 1956 (June 28 1956)EventProtests and demonstrations in Poznan. Also called Poznanski czerwiec (June of Poznan).
June 28th, 1950 (June 28 1950)EventSeoul is captured by troops from North Korea.
June 28th, 1948 (June 28 1948)EventCominform circulates the "Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia"; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc.
June 28th, 1940 (June 28 1940)EventRomania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union.
June 28th, 1936 (June 28 1936)EventThe Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China.
June 28th, 1922 (June 28 1922)EventThe Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces.
June 28th, 1919 (June 28 1919)EventThe Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, formally ending World War I between Britain, France, Italy, the United States and allies on the one side and Germany and Austria Hungary on the other side.
June 28th, 1914 (June 28 1914)EventFranz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the casus belli of World War I.
June 28th, 1902 (June 28 1902)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
June 28th, 1895 (June 28 1895)EventEl Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Central American Union.
June 28th, 1894 (June 28 1894)EventLabor Day becomes an official US holiday.
June 28th, 1887 (June 28 1887)EventMinot, North Dakota incorporated as a city.
June 28th, 1886 (June 28 1886)EventFirst scheduled Canadian transcontinental passenger train departs from Montreal, Quebec for Port Moody, British Columbia.
June 28th, 1881 (June 28 1881)EventSecret treaty between Austria and Serbia.
June 28th, 1880 (June 28 1880)EventNed Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.
June 28th, 1865 (June 28 1865)EventThe Army of the Potomac is disbanded
June 28th, 1859 (June 28 1859)EventFirst conformation dog show is held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
June 28th, 1855 (June 28 1855)EventThe Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded at Miami University
June 28th, 1841 (June 28 1841)EventThe Theatre de l Academie Royale de Musique in Paris premieres the ballet Giselle
June 28th, 1838 (June 28 1838)EventThe coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
June 28th, 1807 (June 28 1807)EventSecond British invasion; John Whitelock lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the fierce resistance of the locals.
June 28th, 1778 (June 28 1778)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Battle of Monmouth fought between the American Continental Army under George Washington and the British Army led by Sir Henry Clinton. Washington appoints Molly Pitcher a sergeant.George Washington Quotes
June 28th, 1776 (June 28 1776)EventThomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, was hanged for mutiny and sedition.George Washington Quotes
June 28th, 1651 (June 28 1651)EventBattle of Beresteczko between Poles and Ukrainians starts.
June 28th, 1635 (June 28 1635)EventGuadeloupe becomes a French colony.
June 28th, 1519 (June 28 1519)EventCharles V elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
June 28th, 1389 (June 28 1389)EventOttomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).
June 28th, 1098 (June 28 1098)EventFighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.

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