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Historical Events In May - 28

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

1959  Monkeys Able & Baker zoom 300 miles (500 km) into space on Jupiter missile, became first animals retrieved from a space mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On this day in history bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history amnesty International is founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On May - 28 last ever Orient Express from Paris to Bucharest  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Last trip (Paris to Bucharest) on Orient Express (after 78 years) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Amnesty Intl founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1963  On May - 28 cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; estimated 22,000 die & 1 million houses destroyed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Jomo Kenyatta becomes first PM of Kenya on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th String quartet on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Dehli on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  On May - 28 palestine National Congress forms the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in Jerusalem  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), dies at 76 on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Fire & explosion at Dhori mine in Dhanbad India kills 400 on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On May - 28 "Ballad Of Irving" by Frank Gallop hits #34  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Francis Chichester arrives home at Plymouth from Round-the-world trip on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On May - 28 award of United States Presidential Unit Citation to D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, for the Battle of Long Tan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Second assault on Fire Support Base Balmoral, Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On May - 28 aC Milan wins 14th Europe Cup 1 in Madrid  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history rhys Williams, actor (Nightmare, Okinawa, Corn is Green), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Australian Army Training Team Vietnam awarded US unit Meritorious Citation on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  USSR Mars 3 launched, first spacecraft to soft land on Mars on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Audie Murphy, actor (Whispering Smiths), dies at 46 on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Edward VIII, former King of the United Kingdon, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history white House "plumbers" break into Democratic National HQ at Watergate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history edward VIII, King of Gr Brit/N Ireld/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1140  Xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207) was born on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1371  John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior was born on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  On this day in history birth of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662) was born on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1588  Pierre Seguier, Chancellor of France (d. 1672) was born on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history birth of janez Vajkard Valvasor, Slovenian polymath (d. 1693)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  George I, King of England (1714-27) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1089  On this day in history lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1259  On May - 28 christoffel I, King of Denmark, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1317  Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1357  On this day in history afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1521  On May - 28 willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1534  On this day in history dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1556  Death of Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) on May - 28.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1650  On May - 28 gilles Hayne, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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