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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

1983"Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

1431Joan of Arc accused of relapsing back into heresy by donning male clothing again, providing justification for her execution

2006Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time list

1946Manuel Roxas was inaugurated as the last President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines

1889Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

197426th Emmy Awards: MASH, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win

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

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

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

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

1938Jerry West, West Virginia, NBA superstar (LA Lakers, Olympic-gold-1960)

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

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

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Notable Weddings on May 28th

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

1988Journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds Lois Harriett Weber

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

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

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

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

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

May 28th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 28th

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

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

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