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Friday May 28, 2021

May 28: Day of the Week

May 28, 2021 was the 148th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 217 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

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

May 2021
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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)

  • 1533
    The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declares the marriage of King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn valid.
  • 1644
    Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby.
  • 1918
    The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and the Democratic Republic of Armenia declare their independence.
  • 1932
    In the Netherlands, construction of the Afsluitdijk is completed and the Zuiderzee bay is converted to the freshwater IJsselmeer.
  • 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.
  • 1974
    Northern Ireland’s power-sharing Sunningdale Agreement collapses following a general strike by loyalists.
  • 1975
    Fifteen West African countries sign the Treaty of Lagos, creating the Economic Community of West African States.
  • 1993
    Eritrea and Monaco join the United Nations.
  • 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.
  • 2010
    In West Bengal, India, a train derailment and subsequent collision kills 141 passengers.

Who were born on May 28?

  • 1524
    Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)
  • 1900
    Tommy Ladnier, American musician (d. 1939)
  • 1921
    Heinz G. Konsalik, German novelist (d. 1999)
  • 1931
    Carroll Baker, American actress
  • 1934
    Marie Dionne, Dionne quintuplets (d. 1970)
  • 1954
    Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (d. 1988)
  • 1969
    Justin Kirk, American actor
  • 1969
    Rob Ford, 64th Mayor of Toronto
  • 1979
    Jesse Bradford, American actor
  • 1979
    Ronald Curry, American football player

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