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Historical Events Happened In May - 28

Friday, 18 April 2014

1990  Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV on this day in history.  

1990  Eugenia Charles' Dom'n Freedom Party wins election in Dominica on this day in history.  

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  Ethiopian rebels seize Addis Ababa on this day in history.  

1991  Brigitte B Fischer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

1992  On this day in history 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum  

1993  On this day in history 200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror  

1993  Polish Government of Suchocka falls on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history charles Barnett, cricketer (20 Tests for England), dies  

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

1994  Julius Boros, pro golfer (US Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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  Daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1996  John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

1997  Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight on this day in history.  

1997  Tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28 on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time  

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

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  Riyo Mori was crowned the new Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico City on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1140  On this day in history birth of xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207)  

1371  John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior was born on this day in history.  

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

1577  On this day in history birth of floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician  

1582  William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

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

1641  On this day in history birth of janez Vajkard Valvasor, Slovenian polymath (d. 1693)  

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 this day in history lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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

1317  Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63 on this day in history.  

1357  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62  

1534  Dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83 on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)  

1650  Gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.