May 28 in History – What happened on 28 May in Past

28 May - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on May 28, the day number in a year is 148 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 149. May 28 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

May 28 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
628Li Shimin defeated and captured Dou Jiande in the Battle of Hulao, leading to a Tang dynasty victory in the civil war that followed the collapse of the Sui dynasty.
1414Khizr Khan, governer of Lahore, replaced Tuglaq on Delhi's throne. He was founder of Sayyid Dynasty. The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate from 1414 to 1451. They succeeded the Tughlaq dynasty and ruled that sultanate until they were displaced by the Lodi dynasty.
1414Khizr Khan occupied the throne of Delhi and laid the foundation of the Sayyid dynasty.
1588Anglo-Spanish War The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and over 30, 000 men, set sail from Lisbon for the English Channel in an attempt to invade England.
1644English Civil War-Royalist troops allegedly slaughtered up to1,600 people during their storm and capture of the Town of Bolton.
1674The Parliament of Germany declared war against France.
1704Battle of Smolenike: The Kuruk rebels defeated the Austrian army and its allies.
1716John Churchill I King of Marlborough was a paralyzed man.
1731All Hebrew books were confiscated in the state of Popal.
1737The planet Venus passes in front of Mercury. The event was seen during the royal hours by amateur astronomer John Beviz at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
1754French and Indian War-Led by 22-year-old George Washington, acompany of colonial militia from Virginia ambushed a force of 35Canadiens in the Battle of Jumonville Glen.
1754Battle of Jumonville Glen: The army led by George Washington killed Joseph Coulon de Jumonville, a French Canadian officer.
1826Pedro-I of Brazil relinquished his post as King of Portugal.
1830US President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law, authorizing him to negotiate with Native Americans for their removal from their ancestral homelands.
1838Broulio Carrillo was sworn in as head of state of Costa Rica, thus beginning his second term in office.
1883‘Veer' Savarkar was born. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was an Indian pro-independence activist, politician as well as a poet, writer and playwright. He advocated dismantling the system of caste in Hindu culture, and reconversion of the converted Hindus back to Hindu religion. Savarkar created the term Hindutva, and emphasised its distinctiveness from Hinduism which he associated with social and political communalism.
1889Andre Michelin and Eduard merged Michelin Tire Company into one.
1892Aided by a group of professors from the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley and Stanford University, preservationist John Muirfounded the environmental organization Sierra Club in San Francisco.
1892John Muir Sierra Club organized in San Francisco.
1895Madhavrao Khanderao Bagal was born. Madhavrao Khanderao Bagal also called Bhai Madhavrao Bagal was noted a writer, artist, journalist, social reformer, political activist, orator and freedom fighter from Kolhapur.
1903Shantanu L. Kirloskar was born. Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar was an Indian businessman of Maharashtrian Karade Brahmin family. He was instrumental behind the rapid growth of the Kirloskar Group.
1907The first Isle of Man TT race was held. The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race is an annual motor-cycle racing event held on the Isle of Man which was for many years the most prestigious motorcycle race in the world, and is reported as being the most dangerous motorcycle road-race in the world.
1918The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and the First Republic of Armenia declare their independence. The First Republic of Armenia, known at the time of its existence as the Republic of Armenia was the first modern Armenian state since the fall of the Kingdom of Cilicia in 1375.
1923American unemployment almost ended.
1936English mathematician Alan Turing introduced the Turing machine, a basic abstract symbol-manipulating device that can simulate the logic of any computer algorithm.
1937Volkswagen (VW), the German automobile manufacturer is founded. Volkswagen is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered. Volkswagen is the top-selling and namesake marque of the Volkswagen Group, the holding company created in 1975 for the growing company, and is now the biggest automaker in both Germany and Europe.
1937The rise of Neville Chamberlain culminated when he was summoned to Buckingham Palace to 'kiss hands' and accept the office of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1940World War II-On the same day that Belgium surrendered toGermany, Allied forces gained their first major victory on land whenthey recaptured Narvik, Norway.
1940Belgium lost to Germany during World War II.
1952Women got suffrage in Greece.
1959The US successfully sent two monkeys into space.
1960The American Society for Cell Biology was organized.
1961The human rights organization Amnesty International was established.
1963About 22 thousand people died due to cyclonic storm in Bay of Bengal.
1968Second Jawaharlal Nehru award for International Understanding given to Reverend Martin Luther King posthumously. The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding is an international award presented by the Government of India in honour of Jawaharlal Nehru, the country's first prime minister.
1971Soviet Russia launched Mars-3, the first spacecraft to land on Mars.
1975Sixteen West African countries signed the Treaty of Lagos,establishing the Economic Community of West African States to promoteeconomic integration.
1977A fire at the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Kentucky,US, killed 165 patrons.
1987West German aviator Mathias Rust flew his Cessna 172 throughthe supposedly impregnable Soviet air defense system and landed in RedSquare, Moscow.
1995National Centre for Labour launched in Bangalore to give a boost to the unorganised worker's movement in India. The creation of NCL as a national confederation of Labour organisation in the unorganised / Informal sector of India was the outcome of a study of informal sector organisations that concluded that the absence of a collective voice for the informal sector workers / labour at the national level resulted in their concerns not being effectively addressed at the national level.
1998The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission carried out five underground nuclear tests, becoming the seventh country in the world to successfully develop and publicly test nuclear weapons.
1998Pakistan conducted its first nuclear test.
2002An independent commission appointed by the English FootballAssociation voted, two-to-one, to allow Wimbledon F.C. to relocate fromLondon to Milton Keynes.
2003As a result of criticism of his conduct, Peter Hollingworthresigned from his post as Governor-General of Australia.
2004Ayad Allawi was unanimously elected by the Iraqi GoverningCouncil to be the interim Prime Minister of Iraq.
2008The 240-year-long monarchy in Nepal came to an end.
2010A train derailment and collision in the Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, India, caused the deaths of at least 141 passengers.



Famous Birthdays of May 28:

YearName / Profession / Country
1922Roger Fisher / Author / United States of America
1941Beth Howland / Actress / United States of America
1988Craig Kimbrel / Baseball Player / United States of America
1943Terry Crisp / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1858Carl Richard Nyberg / Business Man / Sweden
1966Gavin Robertson / Cricketer / Australia
1947Leland Sklar / Writer / United States of America
1900Tommy Ladnier / Trumpet Player / United States of America
1953Pierre Gauthier / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1973Marco Paulo Faria Lemos / Footballer / Portugal
1925Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Singer / Germany
1922Tuomas Gerdt / Sergeant / Finland
1981Eric Ghiaciuc / Footballer / United States of America
1910Rachel Kempson / Actress / United Kingdom
1779Thomas Moore / Poet / Ireland
1888Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot / Author / United Kingdom
1886Santo Trafficante / Criminal / Italy
1964Phil Vassar / Writer / United States of America
1988Percy Harvin / Footballer / United States of America
1976Steven Bell / Rugby Player / Australia
1994John Stones / Footballer / United Kingdom
1940David William Brewer / Politician / United Kingdom
1912Patrick White / Poet / Australia
1917Papa John Creach / Violinist / United States of America
1918Johnny Wayne / Comedian / Canada
1956Peter Wilkinson / Admiral / United Kingdom
1914W. G. G. Duncan Smith / Pilot / United Kingdom
1764Edward Livingston / Politician / United States of America
1945Helena Shovelton / Physician / United Kingdom
1917Barry Commoner / Academic / United States of America

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