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Historical Events Happened In May - 28

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1990  On this day in history dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV  

1990  Eugenia Charles' Dom'n Freedom Party wins election in Dominica on May - 28.  

1990  On this day in history longest wheelie (David Robilliard with 5 hours 12 minutes 33 seconds (Channel Islands)  

1990  On this day in history giorgio Manganelli, writer, dies at 67  

1991  On May - 28 ethiopian rebels seize Addis Ababa  

1991  On this day in history brigitte B Fischer, writer, dies  

1992  65th National Spelling Bee Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum on this day in history.  

1992  On May - 28 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum  

1993  200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror on May - 28.  

1993  Polish Government of Suchocka falls on May - 28.  

1993  Charles Barnett, cricketer (20 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history "Cafe American" last airs on NBC-TV  

1994  Julius Boros, pro golfer (US Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74 on May - 28.  

1995  An earthquake hits the Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people on this day in history.  

1995  On this day in history earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people  

1995  On this day in history southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941  

1995  On this day in history daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57  

1996  On this day in history john "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70  

1997  On this day in history bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis  

1997  On May - 28 linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight  

1997  On May - 28 tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28  

1997  Wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time on May - 28.  

1998  Phil Hartman actor/comedian (NewsRadio, Saturday Night Live), shot to death while asleep in his bed by his wife at 49 on this day in history.  

1998  On this day in history phil Hartman, comedian and actor, dies at age 49  

2006  President Alvaro Uribe Velez is re-elected in Colombia for a second term. He becomes the first president in over a century to serve consecutive terms on this day in history.  

2007  On May - 28 riyo Mori was crowned the new Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico City.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1140  Xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207) was born on May - 28.  

1371  John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior was born on May - 28.  

1524  Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574) was born on this day in history.  

1577  Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician was born on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history birth of william Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662)  

1588  On this day in history birth of pierre Seguier, Chancellor of France (d. 1672)  

1641  Janez Vajkard Valvasor, Slovenian polymath (d. 1693) was born on this day in history.  

1660  George I, King of England (1714-27) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  On May - 28 lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1259  Christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies on this day in history.  

1317  On this day in history guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63  

1357  On May - 28 afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66  

1521  On May - 28 willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62  

1534  Dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83 on May - 28.  

1556  Death of Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) on May - 28.  

1650  On May - 28 gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59