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June 28th might appear to be an ordinary day on the calendar at first glance, but it holds a variety of unique and diverse reasons to celebrate. From the intricacies of logistics to the subtle pleasures of a starchy treat, this day offers a bit of something for everyone.

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Interesting Facts of June 28th

  1. 1. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, officially ending World War I. The treaty imposed punitive conditions on Germany, which later contributed to the rise of unrest and World War II.
  2. 2. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, triggering the beginning of World War I.
  3. 3. Mercedes-Benz was founded on June 28, 1926, through the merger of Karl Benz's and Gottlieb Daimler's companies, creating the famous automobile brand known today.
  4. 4. Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight boxing champion, bit part of Evander Holyfield's ear off during a match on June 28, 1997, resulting in Tyson's disqualification and suspension from boxing.
  5. 5. On June 28, 1838, Queen Victoria was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London at the young age of 18.
  6. 6. On June 28, 2004, the U.S.-led coalition occupying Iraq transferred sovereignty back to the Iraqi interim government.