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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.

Citazione del giorno : 28 Giugno

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

Compleanni : 28 Giugno

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Filosofo svizzero (1712)
Luigi Pirandello, Scrittore italiano, premio Nobel per la letteratura (1867)
Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Fisica tedesca americana (1906)
P. V. Narasimha Rao, Uomo politico indiano (1921)
Mel Brooks, Regista americano (1926)
Frank Sherwood Rowland, Chimico statunitense, premio Nobel per la Chimica (1927)
Harold Evans, Giornalista e direttore inglese (1928)
Pat Morita, Attore americano (1932)
John Inman, Attore inglese (1935)
Muhammad Yunus, Fondatore della Grameen Bank (microcredito), Nobel per la Pace (1940)
Klaus von Klitzing, Fisico tedesco, premio Nobel (1943)
David Knights, Musicista inglese (Procol Harum) (1945)
Anny Duperey, Attrice e regista francese (1947)
Kathy Bates, Attrice americana (1948)
Félix Gray, Cantautore francese (1958)
John Cusack, Attore americano (1966)
Mary Stuart Masterson, Attrice americana (1966)
Gil Bellows, Attore canadese (1967)
Fabien Barthez, Calciatore francese (1971)
Seth Wescott, Snowboarder americano (1976)
Phil Bardsley, Calciatore scozzese (1985)
Jasmine Richards, Attrice canadese (1990)

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Joseph Bové, Architetto russo (1834)
James Madison, 4o Presidente degli Stati Uniti (1836)
Franz Ferdinand, Arciduca d'Austria (1914)
José Iturbi, Direttore d'orchestra, clavicembalista e pianista spagnolo (1980)
François Périer, Attore francese (2002)
Georges de Caunes, Giornalista francese (2004)
George Unwin, Asso del volo inglese (2006)
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