June 28th is known as International Body Piercing Day as well as Paul Bunyan Day.
We are now on the 179th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far into 2022. There are 186 days left until next year.
Hold on tight as we are about to uncover some incredible happenings that all happened on this day in history, including the good and the bad.
Did you know that on this day in 1926, three companies merged to form Mercedes-Benz? It got its name from its predecessors and was initially called Daimler-Benz.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 28th in history!
What Events Happened On June 28 In History?
Famous People Born On June 28
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Elon Musk? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1971 Elon Musk
South African-American Entrepreneur
- 50 years old
- Born In:
- Gauteng, South Africa
1491 Henry VIII
1948 Kathy Bates
- 73 years old
- Born In:
- Tennessee, USA
1966 John Cusack
- 55 years old
- Born In:
- Illinois, USA
Special Holidays On June 28
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
International Body Piercing Day
Today we celebrate all types of body piercings and modifications, large and small! International Body Piercing Day was created to lower the social stigma against piercings and improve safety practices through education, so wear your piercings with pride today!
National Paul Bunyan Day
Today we celebrate one of North America’s oldest folk heroes, Paul Bunyan, a giant-sized lumberjack who always traveled with his blue ox, Babe. If you live in North America, you could visit one of the many statues of him, and if not, there are plenty of stories you can read!
June 28 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
If you were born on June 28, your zodiac sign is Cancer.
Those born under this sign tend to be sensitive to people’s feelings and moods. They’re usually very in tune with their environments and the world around them.
People born during June have the Alexandrite birthstone. The alexandrite gemstone changes color depending on the light. Impurities within the mineral’s structure mainly cause the color change of this gemstone.
For people born on Jun 28, your estimated date of conception falls on October 5 in the previous year.