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 2021. 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 Happened On June 28 In History?
A 4,000-year-old Neolithic wooden trackway was discovered in Suffolk, England.
The track measures 30 meters and is in perfect condition.
A brand new design for Freedom Tower in Manhattan, New York was publicly revealed.
The Nutty Professor with Eddie Murphy premiered in the US.
The movie won the Best Makeup Award at the 69th Academy Awards.
The third strongest recorded earthquake in US history happened in Southern California.
The 7.3 magnitude earthquake caused nearly $100 million in damages.
Musical “Dreamgirls” was performed for the first time at the Ambassador Theatre, New York City.
New York City Police raided Stonewall Inn gay bar and handled patrons and employees roughly.
The action caused alarm within the community including neighbors. Six days of protests broke out which would go on to be a catalyst for the LGBT rights movement.
The Organization of Afro-American Unity was formed.
Malcolm X set the organization up as a means to fight for the rights of African Americans.
The first private research atomic reactor opened in Chicago, Illinois, US.
Mercedes and Benz merged to form the brand name Mercedes-Benz.
Queen Victoria took to the throne during her coronation on this day at Westminster Abbey, London.
The final draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented and to the final “Committee of the Whole” Congress.
The moment was documented in Trumbull's famed painting of The Committee of Five.