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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

1889Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

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

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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