On this day: June 28

Published On: Jun 27 2013 12:12:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 28 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The last of America's Founding Fathers dies, Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, Mike Tyson bites off a bit of Evander Holyfield's ear, and Elián González returns to Cuba, all on this day.

OTD June 28 - Franz Ferdinand
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1914: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip. The assassination precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which led to a chain of events that eventually triggered World War I.

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