Tuesday May 28, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 28: Day of the Week

May 28, 2024 is the 149th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 217 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

May 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

May 28 Historical Event(s)

585 BC
A solar eclipse occurs, as predicted by 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.
President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which relocates Native Americans.
In San Francisco, California, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club.
World War II: Norwegian, French, Polish and British forces recapture Narvik in Norway. This is the first allied infantry victory of the War.
The women of Greece are given the right to vote.
The Palestine Liberation Organization is formed.
In Southgate, Kentucky, the Beverly Hills Supper Club is engulfed in fire, killing 165 people inside.
In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Last Supper is put back on display.
The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet Mars.
The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.

Who were born on May 28?

Paul Pelliot, French sinologist (d. 1945)
Kaarel Eenpalu, Estonian Prime Minister (d. 1942)
Lady Rachel Kempson, English actress (d. 2003)
Gary Stewart, American singer (d. 2003)
Hunter “Patch” Adams, American physician and social activist
John Fogerty, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
John N. Bambacus, American politician
Ian Bradley, British writer and academic
Christa Miller, American actress
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, American television panelist (The View)

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