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What Happened on May 28th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 Former Formula One driver Takuma Sato wins his first Indianapolis 500, the first Japanese and Asian driver to do so. Double world champion Fernando Alonso retires from an engine issue in his first entry of the event.
2016 Harambe, a gorilla, is shot to death after grabbing a three-year-old boy in his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, resulting in widespread criticism and sparking various internet memes.[5]
2011 Malta votes on the introduction of divorce; the proposal was approved by 53% of voters, resulting in a law allowing divorce under certain conditions being enacted later in the year.
2010 In West Bengal, India, the Jnaneswari Express train derailment and subsequent collision kills 148 passengers.
2008 The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.
2004 The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, as prime minister of Iraq's interim government.
2003 Peter Hollingworth resigns as Governor-General of Australia following criticism of his handling of child sexual abuse allegations during his tenure as Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane.
2002 The last steel girder is removed from the original World Trade Center site. Cleanup duties officially end with closing ceremonies at Ground Zero in Manhattan, New York City.
1999 In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece The Last Supper is put back on display.
1998 Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own codenamed Chagai-I, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions. Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir annually.
1996 U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, Jim McDougal and Susan McDougal, and the Governor of Arkansas, Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.
1995 The 7.0 Mw  Neftegorsk earthquake shakes the former Russian settlement of Neftegorsk with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Total damage was $64.1–300 million, with 1,989 deaths and 750 injured. The settlement was not rebuilt.
1991 The capital city of Addis Ababa falls to the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, ending both the Derg regime in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Civil War.
1987 An 18-year-old West German pilot, Mathias Rust, evades Soviet Union air defences and lands a private plane in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
1979 Konstantinos Karamanlis signs the full treaty of the accession of Greece with the European Economic Community.
1977 In Southgate, Kentucky, the Beverly Hills Supper Club is engulfed in fire, killing 165 people inside.
1975 Fifteen West African countries sign the Treaty of Lagos, creating the Economic Community of West African States.
1974 Northern Ireland's power-sharing Sunningdale Agreement collapses following a general strike by loyalists.
1968 Garuda Indonesia Flight 892 crashes near Nala Sopara in India, killing 30.
1964 The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is founded, with Yasser Arafat elected as its first leader.
1961 Peter Benenson's article The Forgotten Prisoners is published in several internationally read newspapers. This will later be thought of as the founding of the human rights organization Amnesty International.
1958 Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement, heavily reinforced by Frank Pais Militia, overwhelm an army post in El Uvero.
1948 Daniel François Malan is elected as Prime Minister of South Africa. He later goes on to implement Apartheid.
1940 World War II: Belgium surrenders to Nazi Germany to end the Battle of Belgium.
1940 World War II: Norwegian, French, Polish and British forces recapture Narvik in Norway. This is the first Allied infantry victory of the War.
1937 Volkswagen, the German automobile manufacturer, is founded.
1936 Alan Turing submits On Computable Numbers for publication.
1934 Near Callander, Ontario, Canada, the Dionne quintuplets are born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne; they will be the first quintuplets to survive infancy.
1932 In the Netherlands, construction of the Afsluitdijk is completed and the Zuiderzee bay is converted to the freshwater IJsselmeer.
1926 The 28 May 1926 coup d'état: Ditadura Nacional is established in Portugal to suppress the unrest of the First Republic.
1918 The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and the First Republic of Armenia declare their independence.
1907 The first Isle of Man TT race is held.
1905 Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Tsushima ends with the destruction of the Russian Baltic Fleet by Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō and the Imperial Japanese Navy.
1892 In San Francisco, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club.
1871 The Paris Commune falls after two months.
1830 U.S. President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which denies Native Americans their land rights and forcibly relocates them.
1802 In Guadeloupe, 400 rebellious slaves, led by Louis Delgrès, blow themselves up rather than submit to Napoleon's troops.
1754 French and Indian War: In the first engagement of the war, Virginia militia under the 22-year-old Lieutenant colonel George Washington defeat a French reconnaissance party in the Battle of Jumonville Glen in what is now Fayette County in southwestern Pennsylvania.
1644 English Civil War: Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby.
1588 The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and 30,000 men, sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, heading for the English Channel. (It will take until May 30 for all ships to leave port.)
1533 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declares the marriage of King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn valid.
621 Battle of Hulao: Li Shimin, the son of the Chinese emperor Gaozu, defeats the numerically superior forces of Dou Jiande near the Hulao Pass (Henan). This victory decides the outcome of the civil war that followed the Sui dynasty's collapse in favour of the Tang dynasty.
585 A solar eclipse occurs, as predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales, while Alyattes is battling Cyaxares in the Battle of the Eclipse, leading to a truce. This is one of the cardinal dates from which other dates can be calculated.
Famous People Born on May 28

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Year Name
1998 Kim Dahyun, South Korean rapper and singer
1938 Jerry West, American basketball player, coach, and executive
1957 Kirk Gibson, American baseball player and manager
1976 Glenn Morrison, Australian rugby league player and coach
1879 Milutin Milanković, Serbian mathematician, astronomer, and geophysicist (d. 1958)
1983 Roman Atwood, American YouTube star
1948 Michael Field, Australian politician, 38th Premier of Tasmania
1928 Sally Forrest, American actress and dancer (d. 2015)
1991 Alexandre Lacazette, French footballer
1954 João Carlos de Oliveira, Brazilian jumper (d. 1999)
Famous People Deaths On May 28

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Date Name
1990 Julius Eastman, American composer (b. 1940)
1981 Mary Lou Williams, American pianist and composer (b. 1910)
2021 Mark Eaton, American basketball player (b. 1957)
2015 Steven Gerber, American pianist and composer (b. 1948)
1805 Luigi Boccherini, Italian cellist and composer (b. 1743)
1964 Terry Dillon, American football player (b. 1941)
1986 Edip Cansever, Turkish poet and author (b. 1928)
2010 Gary Coleman, American actor (b. 1968)
2013 Viktor Kulikov, Russian commander (b. 1921)
1982 H. Jones, English colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1940)