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 - Maria Mitchell
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1889: Maria Mitchell, the first professional woman astronomer and the first woman elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, dies at age 70 in Lynn, Massachusetts. In 1847, she used a telescope to discover a comet that became known as the "Miss Mitchell's Comet."

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