June 28 events in history

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 Beresteczko 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 Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition
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
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 Whitelock lands at Ensenada on an attempt to recapture Buenos Aires and is defeated by the locals
1838 Coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom
1841 The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
1855 Sigma Chi Fraternity was 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 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 City, 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 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke 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 in Paris, bringing fighting to an end in between Germany and the Allies of World War I
1921 Serbian King Alexander I proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution
1922 The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces
1926 Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies
1936 The Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China
1940 Romania cedes Bessarabia (current-day Moldova) to the Soviet Union after facing an ultimatum
1942 World War II: Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue
1945 Poland's Soviet-allied Provisional Government of National Unity is formed over a month after V-E Day
1948 The Cominform circulates the "Resolution on the situation in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia"; Yugoslavia is expelled from the Communist bloc
1948 Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era
1950 Korean War: Seoul is captured by North Korean troops
1950 Korean War: Suspected communist sympathizers, argued to be between 100,000 and 200,000 are executed in the Bodo League massacre
1950 Korean War: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge to in attempt to slow North Korea's offensive
1950 Korean War: North Korean Army conducted Seoul National University Hospital Massacre
1956 In Poznań, workers from HCP factory went to the streets, sparking one of the first major protests against communist government both in Poland and Europe
1964 Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity
1967 Israel annexes East Jerusalem
1969 Stonewall Riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement
1973 Elections are held for the Northern Ireland Assembly, which will lead to power-sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland for the first time
1976 The Angolan court sentences US and UK mercenaries to death sentences and prison terms in the Luanda Trial
1978 The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke bars quota systems in college admissions
1981 A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party
1987 For the first time in military history, a civilian population is targeted for chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht