May 28 Birthdays in History - May 28 Deaths - May 28 Events



1980 Cheri Wheeler, Miss Georgia Teen USA 1997
1979 Monica Keena, American Actress
1977 Ashley Ryan Ruiz Offord, born in Miami, Florida, singer, Menudo-Cannonball
1975 Caresa Winters, Miss South Dakota USA 1996
1975 Mike Fisher, Naperville, Illinois, soccer midfielder, 1996 Olympics gold
1973 Pat Peake, Rochester, NHL center for the Washington Capitals
1973 Todd Sweeris, Grand Rapids, Michigan, table tennis player 1996 Olympics
1972 Cheryl Demkowski, Syracuse, New York, dance skater, & Gregory Maddalone
1972 Denise Booker, Liverpool, golfer, S Australian, Jr. champ 1990
1971 Jeff Gove, born in Seattle, Washington, Nike golfer, 1991 Ralphs Senior Classic
1971 Nick Bravin, New York City, fencer-foil 1996 Olympics
1971 Ekaterina Gordeeva, Russian Athlete
1970 Ben Williams, WLAF defensive end for the London Monarchs
1970 David Roberts, Alameda, California, U.S. hockey forward 1994 Olympics
1970 Jason Belser, NFL cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts
1970 Morgan Fox, Prince George BC, playmate, Dec, 1990
1969 Bob Meeks, WLAF corner, Barcelona Dragons
1969 Damian Rhodes, St. Paul, NHL goalie, Ottawa Senators
1969 Frank McCormack, Leicester Massachusetts, cyclist 1996 Olympics
1968 Char Thompson, WLAF running back, Barcelona Dragons
1968 Kylie Minogue, Melbourne, Australia, rock vocalist, Locomotion
1968 Sandra Bacher, Long Island, New York, half-heavyweight judoka, 1992, 1996 Olympics
1968 Tomas P Pukstys, born in Chicago, Illinois, javelin thrower, Olympics-8th-96
1967 Glen Rice, NBA guard and forward, Charlotte Hornets
1967 Kari Wuhrer, Brookfield, Connecticut, MTV/actress, Beverly Hills 90210
1967 Tory Epps, NFL defensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints
1966 Gavin Robertson, NSW cricket off-spin all-rounder, Australia ODI-Pak 1994
1965 Catherine Tanvier, France, tennis star
1965 Chantal Bailey, Champaign, Illinois, speed skater 1994 Olympics
1965 Christa Miller, New York City, actress, Kate-Drew Carey Show
1965 Michael Charles Brisky, Brownsville, Texas, PGA golfer, 1995 Buick-2nd
1964 Armon Gilliam, NBA forward, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets
1964 Beth Herr, Middletown Ohio, tennis star
1964 Leisa Sheridan, born in Omaha, Nebraska, playmate, Jul, 1993
1964 Mark MacKay, Brandon GER, hockey forward, Team Germany 1998
1964 Jeff Fenech, born in Marrickville, Australia, professional boxer, boxing trainer, world champion, represented Australia at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
1963 Eugene Robinson, NFL safety, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1962 Brandon Cruz, actor, Eddie-Courtship of Eddie's Father
1961 Roland Gift, UK, rocker, Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy
1960 Mark Sanford, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, politician, Republican, 115th Governor of South Carolina, U.S. Air Force Reserve medical administration officer
1959 Leon "The Bop" Klaasse, rock drummer/singer, The Pilgrims-Red
1957 Kirk Gibson, Michigan, outfield, Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 NL MVP
1957 Walter R. Tucker, born in Compton, California, Representative-D-California 1993 - 1995
1956 Jeff Dujon, cricket wicket-keeper, WI 1981-91, their most successful
1956 Susie Diane Owens, Arkansas City Kansas, playmate, March, 1988
1954 George E. Mahlberg, Astrophysicist, Mount Palomar/Mount Wilson California, 1974 - 1978
1954 Joao Carlos De Oliveira, Brazil, triple jumper, Olympic-bronze-1976, 80
1953 Arto Lindsay, rocker/actor, Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan
1949 Shelley Hamlin, born in San Mateo, California, LPGA golfer, 1978 Patty Berg Classic
1949 Sue Holderness, actress, Marlene-Only Fools and Horses, Sandbaggers
1949 Steve King, American Politician
1948 Bob Shearer, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1948 Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer, Jack the Lad
1947 Faith Brown, impressionist
1947 Patti Reynolds, born in Chicago, Illinois, playmate, Sept, 1965
1947 Sondra Locke, Shelbyville Tennessee, actress, Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
1946 Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress, Cry Uncle
1945 Gary Stewart, Latcher County, Kentucky, country singer, She's Actin' Single
1945 John Fogerty, Berkeley Cal, rock vocals, Creedence Clearwater Revival
1944 Adriaan T "Ad" Zuiderent, poet and critic, On the Droge
1944 Billy Vera, musician, & Beaters-At This Moment, Into the Night
1944 Gladys Knight, born in Atlanta, Georgia, singer, leader of Pips, Last Train
1944 Rudy Giuliani, Mayor-R/L-NYC, 1994-
1943 Liz Edgar, horse show jumper
1943 Ray Mitchell, governor, Albany Prison, England
1943 Tony Mansfield, Anthony Bookbinder, rock drummer, Billy J Kramer
1941 Beth Howland, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Vera-Alice, Company
1940 Betty Shabazz, educator/talk show hostess/widow, Malcolm X
1940 Hans Dulfer, tenor saxophonist/director, Paradiso
1940 Tom Petri, born in Marinette, Wisconsin, Representative-R-Wisconsin 1979 -
1940 Maeve Binchy, Irish Novelist
1938 Jerry West, born in Cheylan, West Virginia, NBA superstar, Los Angeles Lakers, Gold Medal 1960 Olympics
1938 Prince Buster, Jamaican reggae musician/producer, Madness
1936 Maki Ishii, born in Tokyo, Japan, composer, contemporary classical music
1935 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
1934 Dionne Quintuplets, secluded quintuplets, born Annette, Alive Cecile, Alive Emelie, Dead 1954 Marie, Dead 1970 Yvonne, Alive, First known set of surviving quintuplets, these girls were treated as a side show
1933 John Karlen, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Harvey Lacey-Cagney and Lacey
1933 Philip Otton, high court judge
1932 Henning Christiansen, composer
1932 Lord Renton, MP, Conservative
1932 Timothy Renton, born in England, born Ronald Timothy Renton, Baron Renton of Mount Harry, politician, Conservative Party, Minister of State, Margaret Thatcher's Chief Whip, Member of Parliament for Mid-Sussex
1931 Carroll Baker, Penn, actress, Andy Warhol's Bad, Babydoll, Harlow
1931 Peter Talbot Westergaard, composer
1931 Raymond Miquel, chairman, Scottish Sports Council
1931 Stephen Birmingham, Hartford, author, Real Lace: America's Irish Rich
1930 Edward Seaga, PM, Jamaica
1930 Julian Slade, born in London, England, writer, best-known work 'Salad Days', UK's longest running musical
1929 Leslie Wight, cricketer, one Test WI vs. India 1953, scored 21
1929 Patrick McNair-Wilson, MP
1928 Albert Booth, British government minister
1928 Jacob R Druckman, composer
1928 Jack Kevorkian, American Activist
1927 Bernhard Lewkovitch, composer
1927 Francois Nourissier, French writer, Un petit bourgeois
1927 Gyorgy Ligeti, composer
1927 Norman Ireland, CEO, Bowater
1927 Robert Evans, CEO, British Gas
1925 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zehlendorf Germany, baritone, Doktor Faust
1925 Martha Vickers, Ann Arbor, Michigan, actress, Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless
1924 Edward du Cann, CEO, Lonrho
1924 Lord Rippon, British MP
1924 Reginald Eyre, solicitor/MP
1923 Gyorgy Ligeti, Dicsoszentmartin Transylvania Hungary composer
1923 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, India, film star, Patala Bhairavi
1922 John Alderson, chief constable, Devon and Cornwall UK
1922 Lou Duva, American Coach
1919 Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire
1919 Frank Middlemass, actor, Island, Oliver Twist
1919 John Eldridge, CEO, Matthews Wrightmson
1917 "Papa" John Creach, violinist
1917 Barry Commoner, born in Brooklyn, New York, biologist, Science and Survival
1917 Gerald Cash, Governor-General, Bahamas
1917 Marshall Reed, Englewood California, actor, Fred Asher-Lineup
1917 Pape John Creech, rocker, Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane
1916 Gerald McArthur, detective
1916 Thora Hird, actress, Nightcomers, Kind of Loving
1916 Walker Percy, Birmingham, Alabama, writer, Adventures of a Bad Catholic
1916 C. Wright Mills, American Sociologist
1915 Scott McKay, Pleasantville Iowa, actor, Stage Door
1915 Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violinist
1915 Joseph Greenberg, American Writer
1914 W G G Duncan-Smith, fighter pilot
1913 Gordon Wolstenholme, physician
1912 Leslie Monson, diplomat
1912 Patrick White, Australia, novelist, Happy Valley, Nobel 1973
1911 William Berry, born in England, Lord Hartwell, 3rd Viscount Camrose and Baron Hartwell, journalist, newspaper owner, editor-in-chief of the Daily, Sunday Telegraph
1911 Bob Crisp, cricketer, South African pace bowler of 30's
1911 Jean-Pierre Levy, resistance leader
1911 Randolph Churchill, British Journalist
1910 Rachel Kempson, actress, Captive Heart
1910 Stuart Piggott, archaeologist
1910 T-Bone Walker, Linden, Texas, blues guitarist, Funky Town, Well Done
1909 John Schepens, Jean Baudoux, Flemish journalist and writer, Polyfoto
1908 Ian Lancaster Fleming, born in London, England, author, James Bond
1907 Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian
1907 Henry Ritz, comedian/dancer, Ritz Brothers
1907 Patrick Browne, British Lord justice of appeal
1906 Mary Ralton, director, British WRAC
1906 Phil Regan, singer, My Wild Irish Rose
1904 Shalva Mikhaylovich Mshvelidze, composer
1903 Gaston Duribreux, Flemish writer, Golden Sail
1900 Owen Aisher, president, Marley
1898 Andy Kirk, jazz musician
1897 Henry Kendall, London, actor, Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange
1896 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer
1896 Warren Giles, baseball's National League president
1894 Sammy White, Rhode Island, actor, 711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off
1892 Minna Gombell, Baltimore, actress, Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister
1889 Jose Padilla, composer
1888 Jim Thorpe, born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, decathelete, Gold Medal 1912 Olympics
1887 Hank Mann, New York City, actor, City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road
1886 Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor, Seattle Symph
1884 Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, 1921-22, 35-48
1884 Theo, door, van Reijn, Dutch sculptor/lithographer
1883 George Dyson, composer
1883 Luigi Perrachio, composer
1879 Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist
1874 G K Chesterton, writer
1868 Claude Anet, Jean Schopfer, French writer, Fille Perdue
1865 Gerrit Grijns, Dutch physiologist, Vitamin E
1863 Georg Adler, German state economist
1862 Henry W. Slocum, Jr., tennis champ, U.S. Open-1888
1851 Dick Barlow, cricketer, immortal England all-rounder of 1880's
1844 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer
1841 Giovanni Sgambati, composer
1838 Basil Wilson Duke, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1831 Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor
1830 George Lucas Hartsuff, Major General Union volunteers
1830 Karoly Filtsch, composer
1828 Alpheus Baker, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1828 Bartel Wilton, machinefabrikant/ship builder
1820 Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic
1819 William Birney, Major General Union volunteers
1818 Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, U.S. Confederate gen, Hero of Sumter
1810 Alexandre Calamo, born in Switzerland, painter, etcher and lithographer
1807 Jan van Swieten, Dutch general/governor of West-Sumatra
1807 Louis Agassiz, born in Switzerland, naturalist, geologist, and teacher
1798 Josef Dessauer, composer
1789 Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author, Tomorrow- og Aftensange
1782 Wouter J van Troostwijk, Dutch painter
1780 Joseph Frohlich, composer
1779 Thomas Moore, Irish Poet
1778 Friedrich Westenholz, composer
1777 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer
1765 Jean Baptiste Cartier, composer
1759 William Pitt, the Younger, C, English PM, 1783-1801, 1804-06
1738 Joseph Ignace Guillotin, France, physician/inventor, guillotine
1660 George I, King of England, 1714-27
1577 Floris II van Pallandt, Dutch earl of Culemborg/politician
1371 John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior











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