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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

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

1889Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

1997Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis

2003Patrick Roy officially announces his retirement from the NHL

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

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

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

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

1940Irving Berlin's musical "Louisiana Purchase" premieres in NYC

1937Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

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

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

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

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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