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Importance of 28th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 28th June special in the world history.

1997
American boxer Mike Tyson was disqualified from the WBA world heavyweight title fight for biting opponent Evander Holyfield's ear
United States
1969
Stonewall riots. Customers at the Stonewall Inn, New York clashed with police. This incident is considered the birth of the gay rights movement
United States
1958
France ordered the release of 30 Algerian political prisoners in order to win Muslim support for its plans for Algeria’s future.
France
1958
Death of Alfred Noyes, British poet .
Great Britain
1939
Pan American Airways launched the first regular transatlantic passenger service. (Their airmail service launched on 20th May 1939)
Great Britain
1929
Death of Edward Carpenter, British writer, poet and social reformer, instrumental in the founding of the Fabian Society and the Labour Party
Great Britain
1919
The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I
1914
Archduke Ferdinand assassinated in Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1909
Birth of Eric Ambler, British novelist and screenwriter
Great Britain
1883
Birth of Pierre Laval, French Prime Minister (1931–32) .
France
1859
The first conformation dog show was held in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK
Great Britain
1858
Birth of Otis Skinner, American actor .
United States
1838
Coronation of Queen Victoria at Westminster Abbey
Great Britain
1709
Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava Peter the Great of Russia defeated Charles XII of Sweden
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