28 June It Happened Today
1577 Birth of Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens.
1836 Death of James Madison who had been fourth president of the United States.
1838 Queen Victoria is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo.
1919 Germany finally signs the Treaty of Versailles.
1961 Death of American film director William Wyler.