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On this day: June 28

POSTED: 1:12 PM Jun 27 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jun 28 2013

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 - Henry VIII
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1491: Henry VIII of England is born at Greenwich Palace near London. He reigned as king from April 21, 1509, until his death on Jan. 28, 1547. Besides his six marriages, Henry VIII is known for his role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.

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