May 28: Day of the Week
May 28, 2021 is the 148th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 217 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1503James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor are married according to a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander VI. A Treaty of Everlasting Peace between Scotland and England signed on that occasion results in a peace that lasts ten years.
- 1644Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby.
- 1830President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which relocates Native Americans.
- 192628th May 1926 coup d'état: Ditadura Nacional is established in Portugal to suppress the unrest of the First Republic.
- 1982Falklands War: British forces defeat the Argentines at the Battle of Goose Green.
- 1991The 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.
- 1998Nuclear 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.
- 1999In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Last Supper is put back on display.
- 2002The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet Mars.
- 2003Peter Hollingworth becomes the first Governor-General of Australia to resign his office as a result of criticism of his conduct.
Who were born on May 28?
- 1853Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (d. 1919)
- 1911Dame Thora Hird, British actress (d. 2003)
- 1936Claude Forget, French-Canadian politician
- 1947Sondra Locke, American actress
- 1955John McGeoch, Scottish guitarist (Siouxsie and the Banshees, Public Image Ltd.) (d. 2004)
- 1966Ashley Laurence, American film and television actress
- 1970Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
- 1979Ronald Curry, American football player
- 1982Desiree del Valle, Filipino actress
- 1986Michael Oher, American football player
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