eso ha pasado un 28 Junio

1914 : The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand from Austria-Hungary and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Bosnian Serb nationalist in Sarajevo. The event, due to the alliance agreements between states, led to the First World War.

1919 : Signature of the Treaty of Versailles

On June 28, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed between Germany and the Allies and officially ended the First World War. The Treaty also created the League of Nations, the German colonial empire was shared among the Allies. The sanctions against Germany were very important and humiliating and caused resentment among the German people.

1992 : Earthquakes in California

On June 28, 1992, an earthquake of moment magnitude 7.3 hit Landers in California. It was the largest earthquake since the one that struck San Francisco in 1906. 3 hours later a second earthquake of moment magnitude 6.3 hit Big Bear, near Landers. As the area was sparsely populated, the damage was relatively minor.

1997 : Mike Tyson bites ear

On June 28, 1997, the American boxer Mike Tyson bit his opponent Evander Holyfield's ear during a match. After having spat out the piece of ear, it bit the other ear of his opponent. He was disqualified and suspended. This was the end of his tumultuous career.

Cita del día : 28 Junio

Mike Tyson
I was hoping he would get up so I could hit him again and keep him down.

Cumpleaños : 28 Junio

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Filósofo suizo (1712)
Luigi Pirandello, Escritor italiano, premio Nobel de Literatura (1867)
Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Física alemana y estadounidense (1906)
P. V. Narasimha Rao, Político indio (1921)
Mel Brooks, Director de cine americano (1926)
Frank Sherwood Rowland, Químico estadounidense, Premio Nobel (1927)
Harold Evans, Periodista y editor inglese (1928)
Pat Morita, Actor americano (1932)
John Inman, Actor inglés (1935)
Muhammad Yunus, Fundador del Banco Grameen (microcrédito), Premio Nobel de la Paz (1940)
Klaus von Klitzing, Físico alemán, premio Nobel (1943)
David Knights, Músico inglés (Procol Harum) (1945)
Anny Duperey, Actriz y directora de cine francesa (1947)
Kathy Bates, Actriz americana (1948)
Félix Gray, Compositor francés (1958)
John Cusack, Actor americano (1966)
Mary Stuart Masterson, Actriz americana (1966)
Gil Bellows, Actor canadiense (1967)
Fabien Barthez, Futbolista francés (1971)
Seth Wescott, Snowboarder estadounidense (1976)
Phil Bardsley, Futbolista escocés (1985)
Jasmine Richards, Actriz canadiense (1990)

Nos han dejado un 28 Junio

Joseph Bové, Arquitecto ruso (1834)
James Madison, 4o Presidente de los Estados Unidos (1836)
Franz Ferdinand, Archiduque de Austria (1914)
José Iturbi, Conductor, clavecinista y pianista español (1980)
François Périer, Actor francés (2002)
Georges de Caunes, Periodista francés (2004)
George Unwin, As de la aviación inglés (2006)
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