Today in Heritage History, June 28, 1894, Congress establishes Labor Day as a federal employee holiday. The suggestion for the holiday was made to Congress by (then) President Grover Cleveland who on June 1, 1894 reported that he had actually witnessed a federal employee working.

Today in Heritage History, June 28, 1820, the tomato is proven to be non-poisonous. The research was published in the Italian Journal of Medicine by Dr. Pietro Pizzahut who claimed that he had used the vegetable/fruit for years in his pizza recipes and had served it to all of his seven ex-wives, all with no adverse effects, other than the usual Italian-grandmother-flappy-arms.