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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

1521Pope Leo X signs treaty with Holy Roman Emperor Charles V

1982Pope John Paul II is 1st reigning pope to visit Great Britain (Adrian IV was born in England, as Nicholas Breakspear)

1951After going 0-for-12, Willie Mays connects for his 1st major league home run

1934Bradman gets 160 Aust v Middlesex, 124 mins, 27 fours, 1x6, 1x5

1999In Milan, Italy, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece "The Last Supper" is put back on display.

1889Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

1983"Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

2003Patrick Roy officially announces his retirement from the NHL

1996U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.

1997Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis

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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

1968Kylie Minogue, Melbourne, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion)

1660George I, Hanover, Germany, King of England (1714-27)

1910T-Bone Walker, Linden Tx, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done)

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Notable Weddings on May 28th

2005Politician Justin Trudeau (33) weds tv host Sophie Grégoire (30) in a Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church

1988Journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds Lois Harriett Weber

1998"Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

1954"The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas

1959Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

1971NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24) weds school teacher Janice Brown

1978NBA legend Jerry West (40) weds cheerleader Karen Bua

1948Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz

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Notable Deaths on May 28th

1843Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84

1998Phil Hartman, Canadian actor and comedian, murdered by his wife in his sleep at 49

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