Ephemeris of June 28: What is celebrated today in Mexico and the world?

A day like today, but in 1969, the confrontations between the police and the gay clientele of the Stonewall Inn bar in New York prompted the international birth of the movement for homosexual rights. In addition, this day is celebrated the International Day of Lesbian and Gay Pride and World Arbor Day. These are the ephemeris of this June day and the Catholic saints.

Other ephemeris of today June 28

1519.- Carlos I of Spain, grandson of the Catholic Monarchs, elected Holy Roman Emperor as Carlos V.

1762.- Catherine the Great, crowned Tsarina of all the Russias.

1813.- José María Morelos publishes the first call for the celebration of the Congress in Chilpancingo.

1838.- Coronation of Victoria I of the United Kingdom.

1841.- The ballet “Giselle” opens in Paris.

1886.- Inauguration of the Canadian Pacific railway, between Montreal and Port Moof (Pacific coast).

1880.- Cuban War. The so-called “Small War” ends after the surrender of the Cuban leader Límbano Sánchez.

1902.- The US Congress approves the “Spooner Act”, which authorizes the president to buy the Panama Canal concession for 40 million dollars.

1914.- The heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo, triggering the First World War.

1919.- Signing of the Versailles Peace Treaty, end of the First World War (1914-18).

1958.- Pelé wins the World Cup in Sweden with Brazil.

1964.- Malcolm X creates the Organization of Afro-American Unity in the US.

1968.- Violent demonstrations in the main cities of Argentina due to the coup d’etat of General Onganía.

1969.- Clashes between the Police and the gay clientele of the bar “Stonewall Inn”, in New York, drive the international birth of the movement for the rights of homosexuals.

1974.- Tragedy of Quebrada Blanca in Colombia: 300 dead in landslides on a highway.

1985.- Argentine President Raúl Alfonsín, Prince of Asturias Award for Ibero-American Cooperation.

1992.- Chile: The ruling centre-left coalition wins the country’s first municipal elections after the military dictatorship.

1993.- Guatemala recognizes the independence of Belize, a former British colony.

1994.- The Mexican banker Alfredo Harp, released after 106 days of kidnapping and the payment of a ransom of some 30 million dollars.

1997.- The remains of guerrilla Ernesto “Che” Guevara and six other guerrillas are found in a mass grave on the airstrip of the Bolivian town of Vallegrande.

1997.- Boxer Mike Tyson is disqualified for ripping off a piece of boxer Evander Holyfield’s ear.

1999.- The Constitution establishes the right of every person to an adequate environment for their development and well-being

2000.- The rafter boy Elián González returns to Cuba with his father, after spending seven months in the US and engaging in a legal, family and political battle for his custody.

2001.- The Colombian FARC guerrilla frees 242 soldiers and policemen in La Macarena, a neutral area in the south, some of whom had been held captive for more than three years in the jungle.

2001.- The former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic, handed over to the Court of The Hague.

2003.- Mexico extradites to Spain the former Argentine soldier Ricardo Cavallo, accused of genocide and terrorism during the dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983).

2004.- Former Peruvian presidential adviser Vladimiro Montesinos, sentenced to 15 years in prison for bribery, conspiracy and corruption.

2004.- Iraq recovers its sovereignty.

2009.- The Honduran Parliament dismisses President Manuel Zelaya, arrested and deported to Costa Rica.

2011.- French Minister Christine Lagarde, elected Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

2011.- Google+, Google’s social network, is born.

2016.- The leader of the British Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn, loses the confidence motion to which his group submitted him.

2020.- The “Rolling Stones” warn the US president, Donald Trump, with a lawsuit if he uses their songs.

2021.- Mexico decriminalizes the recreational consumption of marijuana but not its commercialization.


1712.- Jean Jacques Rousseau, Swiss writer and philosopher.

1867.- Luigi Pirandello, Italian playwright, Nobel Prize for Literature.

1906.- Maria Goeppert-Mayer, physicist of German origin, Nobel Prize in Physics 1963.

1926.- Mel Brooks, American actor, producer and filmmaker.

1930.- Itamar Franco, former Brazilian president.

1940.- Muhammand Yunus, Bangladeshi, creator of the “bank of the poor”, Nobel Peace Prize.

1941.- Clifford Luyk, former Spanish basketball player and coach.

1948.- Kathy Bates, American actress.

1966.- John Cusack, American actor.

1968.- Chayanne, Puerto Rican singer.

1971.- Elon Musk, engineer, co-founder of Paypal and Tesla.

1973.- Alberto Berasategui, Spanish tennis player.

1993.- Bradley Beal, American basketball player.

1994.- Hussein bin Al Abdala, eldest son of King Abdala of Jordan and heir to the throne.


1930.- Benlliure, Spanish sculptor.

2007.- Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese Prime Minister.

2017.- Eduardo Delgado, head of Cuban Intelligence.

.- Jorge Rubén Rosas, Panamanian politician.

2021.- Ana María Jiménez (Mona Jiménez), Peruvian journalist.

.- Sergio Víctor Palma, former Argentine boxer.

catholic saints

  • Saint Irenaeus of Lyons
  • Saint Argimir of Cordoba
  • Saint Heimerado of Hassungen
  • Saint John Southworth
  • Saint Mary Du Zhaozhi
  • Saint Paul I pope
  • Saint Vincent Gerosa

These were the ephemerides of this June 28 and the Catholic saints.

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Ephemeris of June 28: What is celebrated today in Mexico and the world?