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 This day in History - June 28
380 Historic Events for June 28
1895

El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form Central American Union

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1897

Marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia

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1897

Jacobus J E Hondius, graphic artist

Birth
1900

Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Kordian into Cham)

Birth
1902

Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers and Hammerstein)

Birth
1902

Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)

Birth
1902

John Dillinger, US bank robber (public enemy #1)

Birth
1902

US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million

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1902

Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin

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1903

Alan Bunce, Westfield NJ, actor (Albert-Ethel and Albert)

Birth
1904

International Anti-Military Cooperation (IAMV) forms in Amsterdam

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1904

Wlodzimierz Pozniak, composer

Birth
1906

Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)

Birth
1906

Nancy Mayhew Youngman, artist/educator

Birth
1906

Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian

Birth
1907

Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)

Birth
1907

Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey

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1908

James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)

Birth
1909

Eric Ambler, London, suspense writer (Epitaph for a Spy)

Birth
1909

Arnold Shaw, composer

Birth
1909

French van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist

Birth
1909

1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens

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1909

Israel Durham, Phillies president dies

Death
1910

Gustave Leon Huberti, composer, dies at 67

Death
1911

Joseph Caillaux forms govt in France

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