JUNE 28 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1491 ~ Henry VIII of England was born on the 28th June 1491 (died 1547).

Oil painting portrait King Henry VIII England by Hans Holbein the Younger 1537
Oil painting portrait of King Henry VIII of England by Hans Holbein the Younger in 1537 (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool UK)

1577 – Peter Paul Rubens the Flemish painter was born on the 28th June 1577 (died 1640).

1859 – The 1st conformation dog show was held on the 28th June 1859, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

1880 – Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger was captured at Glenrowan on the 28th June 1880.

1900 – Bob Taggart the Scottish centenarian was born on the 28th June 1900 (died 2009).

1926 – Mel Brooks the American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter was born on the 28th June 1926.

1943 – Jens Birkemose the Danish painter was born on the 28th June 1943.

1964 – Malcolm X formed the Organization of Afro-American Unity on the 28th June 1964.

1966 – Peeter Allik the Estonian photographer was born on the 28th June 1966.

1971Elon Musk the South African born Canadian-American designer, business magnate and inventor was born on the 28th June 1971. Elon Musk co-founded PayPal (PayPal.com) and SpaceX, and is the CEO & CTO of SpaceX and CEO & Chief Product Architect of Tesla Motors. Elon Musk online: Twitter.com/ElonMusk (verified)MuskFoundation.orgSpacex.com

1995 – Kåre Hedebrant the Swedish actor was born on the 28th June 1995. He is best known for playing the lead role of Oskar in Let the Right One In, a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film.

Today in History for June 28th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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