Historical Events For May - 28
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
1990 Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV on May - 28.
1990 Eugenia Charles' Dom'n Freedom Party wins election in Dominica on this day in history.
1990 Longest wheelie (David Robilliard with 5 hours 12 minutes 33 seconds (Channel Islands) on this day in history.
1990 Giorgio Manganelli, writer, dies at 67 on May - 28.
1991 On this day in history ethiopian rebels seize Addis Ababa
1991 Brigitte B Fischer, writer, dies on this day in history.
1992 On May - 28 65th National Spelling Bee Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum
1992 65th National Spelling Bee: Amanda Goad wins spelling lyceum on this day in history.
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 May - 28.
1994 "Cafe American" last airs on NBC-TV on this day in history.
1994 On May - 28 julius Boros, pro golfer (US Open 1952), dies of heart attack at 74
1995 An earthquake hits the Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people on May - 28.
1995 Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people on May - 28.
1995 Southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941 on this day in history.
1995 Daniela Rocca, actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57 on May - 28.
1996 On May - 28 john "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
1997 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis on May - 28.
1997 On this day in history linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight
1997 Tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28 on this day in history.
1997 On May - 28 wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time
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 May - 28 phil Hartman, comedian and actor, dies at age 49
2006 On May - 28 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.
2007 Riyo Mori was crowned the new Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico City on this day in history.
2014 Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is elected President of Egypt on this day in history.
2017 Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on May - 28.
2017 On May - 28 floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 151
2017 On this day in history indianapolis 500: Takuma Sato wins in 3:13:03.3584
2017 Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan, 1st Dutchman to win on May - 28.