June 1928 calendar

June 1928

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1928.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1928: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1928?


  • 02 Jun 1928 Velveeta Cheese created by Kraft
  • 03 Jun 1928 The American serial killer Albert Fish kidnaps and kills 10-year-old Grace Budd.
  • 04 Jun 1928 President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.
  • 08 Jun 1928 First US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford).
  • 09 Jun 1928 60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2
  • 11 Jun 1928 A medical doctors' strike begins in Vienna.
  • 12 Jun 1928 New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples and 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7
  • 14 Jun 1928 Republican National Convention in Kansas City nominates Herbert Hoover for US President.
  • 15 Jun 1928 Ty Cobb, 41, steals home for 50th and final time
  • 17 Jun 1928 Amelia Earhart leaves Nfld to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)
  • 18 Jun 1928 Amelia Earhart becomes 1st female to fly across Atlantic Ocean
  • 20 Jun 1928 Puniša Račić shoots 3 opposition representatives in the Yugoslavian Parliament, and injures 3 others.
  • 24 Jun 1928 32nd US Golf Open: Johnny Farrell shoots a 294 at Olympia Fields - Illinois
  • 25 Jun 1928 New York Giants' Fred Lindstrom ties record of 9 hits in a doubleheader.
  • 28 Jun 1928 Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
  • 29 Jun 1928 The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.
  • 30 Jun 1928 Radio Service Bulletin lists radio stations call signs that are to be changed to conform with international standards

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The Michigan Kid

The Michigan Kid

Release year: 1928

Directed by: Irvin Willat

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Renée Adorée, Lloyd Whitlock, Fred Esmelton

Tenka taiheiki

Tenka taiheiki

Release year: 1928

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Chiezô Kataoka