Today in History for 28th June 2022


Historical Situations

1897 – Marquis C de Bonchamps’ expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia 1940 – Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union 1973 – Black Athletics Hall of Fame kinds: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected 1993 – Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Mentor 2013 – Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole’s remaining “Sportscentre” broadcast on TSN 2018 – Amsterdam elects its 1st-at any time lady mayor Femke Halsema considering that its initial mayor in 1343

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Popular Birthdays

1906 – Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, born in Maidstone, England (d. 1995) 1928 – Hans Blix, Swedish head of the United Nations Checking, Verification and Inspection Commission 2000-2003, born in Uppsala, Sweden 1942 – (Martin) “Chris” Hani, South African politician (Secretary-General of South African Communist Get together, 1991-93), born in Cofimvaba, Transkei, South Africa (d. 1993) 1971 – Ron Mahay, American baseball player, born in Crestwood, Illinois 1975 – Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (Dissection), born in Strömstad, Sweden (d. 2006) 1988 – Lacey Schwimmer, American dancer (So You Consider You Can Dance), born in Redland, California

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Famed Fatalities

1714 – Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86 1754 – Martin Folkes, English antiquarian and mathematician, dies at 63 1776 – Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged 1855 – Giovanni Agostino Perotti, Italian composer, dies at 86 1909 – Israel Durham, Phillies president dies 2014 – Jim Brosnan, American baseball player and writer (Extended Season), dies at 84

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