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Thursday May 28, 2020

May 28: Day of the Week

May 28, 2020 was the 149th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 217 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

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

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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.

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May 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1588
    The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and 30,000 men, sets sail from Lisbon heading for the English Channel. (It will take until May 30 for all ships to leave port).
  • 1644
    Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby.
  • 1937
    The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington, D.C., who pushes a button signaling the start of vehicle traffic over the span.
  • 1942
    World War II: in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazis in Czechoslovakia kill over 1,800 people.
  • 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.
  • 1982
    Falklands War: British forces defeat the Argentines at the Battle of Goose Green.
  • 1987
    19-year-old West German pilot Mathias Rust evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in the Red Square in Moscow. He is immediately detained and will not be released until August 3, 1988.
  • 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.
  • 2002
    NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance.
  • 2010
    In West Bengal, India, a train derailment and subsequent collision kills 141 passengers.

Who were born on May 28?

  • 1858
    Carl Rickard Nyberg, Swedish inventor (d. 1939)
  • 1910
    Georg Gaßmann, German politician (d. 1987)
  • 1915
    Joseph Greenberg, American linguist (d. 2001)
  • 1922
    Roger Fisher, American law professor
  • 1934
    Emilie Dionne, Dionne quintuplets (d. 1954)
  • 1942
    Stanley B. Prusiner, American neurologist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1964
    Christa Miller, American actress
  • 1964
    Phil Vassar, American country singer
  • 1977
    Elisabeth Hasselbeck, American television panelist (The View)
  • 1981
    Aaron Schock, American politician

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