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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

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

1971Paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"

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

1983"Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

1754Battle of Jumonville Glen: forces led by George Washington kill French Canadian officer Joseph Coulon de Jumonville

1997Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis

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

1937Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

2003Patrick Roy officially announces his retirement from the NHL

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

May 28th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on May 28th

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

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

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

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

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

1988Journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds Lois Harriett Weber

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

May 28th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 28th

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

1972Edward VIII, King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies at 77

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