BONSERNEWS.com – What happened on June 28? Here are seven important events that occurred on June 28 that were recorded that later became part of world history:
1. June 28, 1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were killed in an attack in Sarajevo, Bosnia. This assassination became the main trigger of World War I which involved European powers.
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2. June 28, 1919
The Treaty of Versailles was signed, officially ending World War I. This treaty set the conditions for peace which dictated the redistribution of territories and sanctioned Germany as a defeated nation.
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3. June 28, 1969
The Stonewall Uprising took place in New York City, United States. This rebellion was sparked by a series of police raids on gay bars, and became the starting point for the modern LGBT rights movement.
4. June 28, 1997
Mike Tyson, the famous heavyweight boxer, was disqualified in his fight against Evander Holyfield after biting Holyfield’s ear. This incident attracted international attention and resulted in Tyson being disqualified and fined.
5. June 28, 2000
Sino–Russian agreement on state boundaries along the Amur River and Bolshoy Ussuriysky Island signed. This agreement ended the border dispute between China and Russia that lasted for decades.
6. June 28, 2004