June 28th

On 28th June 1578, the Mayors and Aldermen of York and Hull  reached an amicable solution to disputes about trade with an agreement regulating all commercial rights and privileges.

On 28th June 1643, Capt Moyer, commander of the Hercules, defending Hull, informed the Hull Mayor of the Hothams’ plot to take the town, and by 3a.m. had briefed 1500 men on a plan to secure the town and arrest the Sir John Hotham and his son Captain John H.

On 28th June 1904, Hull City AFC was founded; early matches were played at the Boulevard.

On 28th June 1996, RAF Driffield at Eastburn closed as an RAF station, having opened in 1936, and being used by several bomber squadrons in WW2.


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