Today in History

Events on Jun 28

1997
Tyson Bites Holyfield's Ear
Mike Tyson is disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas.

1917
Invention of the Raggedy Ann doll
The Raggedy Ann doll is invented.

1914
Assasination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sofia, are assassinated in Sarajevo by a Serb nationalist, triggering World War I.

1848
Marriage of Jose Rizal's parents
The parents of Dr. Jose Rizal, Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonso, marry.