June 28 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Constitution Day
Ukraine National Holiday
Father's Day
Haiti Observance
St Vitus Day
Serbia Observance
Vietnamese Family Day
Vietnam Observance
Christopher Street Day
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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.

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