Historical Events for 28th June 2024

1865 – The Army of the Potomac is disbanded
1902 – Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years
1941 – German and Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
1950 – North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War
1958 – American swimmer Nancy Ramey sets world record for 100m butterfly in 1:09.6 in Los Angeles, California
2000 – Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
2002 – Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Coldplay, and Rod Stewart headline; other performers include Roger Waters, Isaac Hayes, Ani DiFranco, The Charletons, and The White Stripes
2013 – Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole’s final “Sportscentre” broadcast on TSN
2015 – US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Del Paso CC: Jeff Maggert shoots final round 65 (-5) to win by 2 strokes from defending champion Colin Montgomerie of Scotland
2020 – COVID-19 cases surge in southern and western US states with California, Texas and Florida closing bars, Arizona reports 20% of tests returning as positive

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