June 28 in History
1838June 28, 1838:
Queen Victoria’s coronation ceremony is held at Westminster Abbey.
1894June 28, 1894:
The United States Congress designates the first Monday of September as “Labor Day”.
1914June 28, 1914:
Bosnian nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinates Austro-Hungarian heir Archduke FranzFerdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
1919June 28, 1919:
The signing of the Treaty of Versailles to bring an end to World War I takes place at the Palace of Versailles.
1967June 28, 1967:
George Harrison is asked to pay a £6 fine for speeding in London.
1969June 28, 1969:
The first protest in favor of LGBT rights, the Stonewall Riot, takes place at the New York City gay club called the Stonewall Inn.
1992June 28, 1992:
California is hit by two earthquakes.
1996June 28, 1996:
The Eddie Murphy film, “Nutty Professor” is released in theatres across the United States.
1997June 28, 1997:
2007June 28, 2007:
The United States removes the Bald Eagle from its endangered and threatened wildlife list.