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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

On this Day

Tuesday, June 28th
The 179th day of 2005
There are 186 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On June 28, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I. (Go to article.)

On June 28, 1902, Richard Rodgers, the American composer who was a major force in 20th century musical comedy, was born. Following his death on Dec. 30, 1979, his obituary appeared in The Times. (Go to obit. Other Birthdays)

On June 28, 1884, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the presidential election of 1884.
(See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times