Historical Events for 28th June 2022

1119 – Battle of Sarmada – Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders
1936 – Japanese puppet state of Mengjiang is formed in northern China
1939 – Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
1953 – US Open Women’s Golf, CC of Rochester: Betsy Rawls wins an 18-hole Sunday playoff by 6 strokes over runner-up Jackie Pung
1976 – 1st woman was admitted to Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado
1979 – OPEC raises oil prices 24%
1984 – 17th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
1992 – LA Police commissioner Daryl Gates steps down
2000 – Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
2012 – NBA Draft: Kentucky center Anthony Davis first pick New Orleans Pelicans

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