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May 28th

May 28th is the 148th day of the year (149th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 217 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about May 28th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on May 28th

1660 King George I (British King 1714-1727)

1807 Louis Agassiz (scientist, postulated "Ice Ages")

1883 Sir George Dyson (composer)

1884 Edvard Benes (Czech politician)

1908 Ian Fleming (author - James Bond)

1938 Prince Buster (singer/songwriter, musician, music producer)

1944 Rudolph Giulani (Mayor of New York City 1994-2001)

1944 Gladys Knight (singer/songwriter, actress)

1945 John Fogerty (singer, musician - Creedence Clearwater Revival)

1947 Sondra Locke (actress)

1964 David Baddiel (comedian, presenter, author, screenwriter)

1968 Kylie Minogue (singer, actress)

1974 Steve McIntyre (software engineer - Debian developer)

May 28th in History

1588 Spanish Armada sets sail.

1937 President Franklin D. Roosevelt opens the Golden Gate Bridge to traffic.

Golden Gate Bridge

1937 Neville Chamberlain becomes British Prime Minister.

Neville Chamberlain

1951 The radio comedy "The Goon Show" is broadcast for the first time.

1964 Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) founded.

1982 Britain defeats Argentine forces in the Battle of Goose Green, the first major land battle of the Falklands War.

1987 Mathias Rust evades Soviet air defenses and lands a light aircraft in Red Square, Moscow.

1998 Pakistan tests its first atomic bomb.

Atomic Bomb

2002 NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe finds evidence of large water deposits on Mars.


May 28th is also

Founding of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaidzhan (Azerbaijan)

National Day (Ethiopa)

Youm-e-Takbir (Pakistan) - commemorates nuclear tests.


People born on May 28th are Gemini


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