June 28 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Tau Day
- Weird
Eid al-Fitr
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Eid ul-Fitr Holiday Day 2
Bangladesh Public Holiday
Eid-al-Fitr holiday
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid-al-Fitr Holiday 2
United arab emirates National Holiday
End of Ramadan Day 3
Egypt National Holiday
Constitution Day
Ukraine National Holiday
Eid-ul-Fitr Day 3
Pakistan Public Holiday
St Vitus Day
Serbia Observance
Vietnamese Family Day
Vietnam Observance
Christopher Street Day
- Weird
National Paul Bunyan Day
- Weird
National Alaska Day
- Weird

Historical Events on June 28

  • 1776: The Battle of Sullivan’s Island concludes during the American Revolutionary War. This American victory would lead to the commemoration of Carolina Day.
  • 1776: Bodyguard to General George Washington, Thomas Hickey, is hung for sedition and mutiny on this date.
  • 1778: British and American forces clash during the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse.
  • 1838: In the U.K., Queen Victoria is coronated.
  • 1846: Adolphe Sax receives a patent for his invention: the saxophone.
  • 1894: Labor Day officially becomes a United States’ holiday on this day.
  • 1896: A cave-in caused by an explosion in a Twin Shaft Coal Mine in Pittston, Pennsylvania leaves almost 60 miners dead.
  • 1921: The Vidovdan Constitution is proclaimed by King Alexander I of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
  • 1922: Four Courts in Dublin is shelled at the beginning of the Irish Civil War.
  • 1926: Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merge their 2 companies and create Mercedes-Benz on this day.
  • 1942: Case Blue is undertaken against the Soviet Union by Germany during World War 2.
  • 1950: North Korean forces capture the city of Seoul during the Korean War.
  • 1950: Approximately 150,000 suspected communist sympathizers are executed during the Bodo league Massacre of the Korean War.
  • 1950: The Seoul National University Hospital Massacre is conducted by the North Korean Army during the Korean War.

Famous Birthdays on June 28

  • Italian dramatist, poet and Nobel Prize laureate, Luigi Pirandello is born in 1867.
  • French surgeon, biologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Alexis Carrel is born in 1873.
  • Polish American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Maria Goeppert-Mayer is born in 1906.
  • American cartoonist George Booth is born in 1926.
  • American actor, director, screenwriter and producer, Mel Brooks is born in 1926.
  • American actor Pat Morita is born in 1932.
  • American actress Kathy Bates is born in 1948.
  • South African-American businessman, Elon Musk is born in 1971.
  • American actor Allessandro Nivola is born in 1972.

Memorial Day

Labor Day


Yom Kippur

All Saints’ Day

Veterans Day