On this day: June 28

Published On: Jun 27 2013 12:12:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 28 2013 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 - James Madison
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1836: James Madison, the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817, dies at age 85 in Orange, Virginia. Madison was the last of the Founding Fathers and has been called the "Father of the Constitution" for his role in the drafting of the U.S. Constitution and as a key champion and author of the Bill of Rights.

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