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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
1954

Joƒo Carlos De Oliveira, Brazil, triple jumper (Oly-bronze-1976, 80)

Birth
1954

George E Mahlberg, Astrophysicist, Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson CA (1974-78)

Birth
1954

Achille Longo, composer, dies at 54

Death
1955

Fay Crocker wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

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1955

Bob Sweikert wins Indianapolis 500

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1955

81st Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6

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1956

Susie Diane Owens, Arkansas City Kansas, playmate (March, 1988)

Birth
1956

Dale Long becomes 1st to hit HRs in 8 straight games

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1956

Jeff Dujon, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1981-91, their most successful)

Birth
1956

Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach

Birth
1956

Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)

Birth
1956

Eisenhower signs farm bill allows govt to store agricultural surplus

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1957

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1957

NL approves Bkln Dodgers' and NY Giants' move to west coast

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1957

Walter R Tucker, (Rep-D-California)

Birth
1957

Kirk Gibson, Mich, outfield (Tigers, Dodgers, 1988 NL MVP)

Birth
1957

WPSD TV channel 6 in Paducah, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1958

Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer, dies at 77

Death
1958

Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Land of Sky Golf Open

Event
1958

French govt of Pflimlin resigns/200,000 demonstrate against De Gaulle

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1958

Yvet Anna, painter

Birth
1959

Bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies

Death
1959

Leon "The Bop" Klaasse, rock drummer/singer (The Pilgrims-Red)

Birth
1959

Congressional Committee of Astronautics meets Project 7 astronauts

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1959

Monkeys Able and Baker zoom 300 mi (500 km) into space on Jupiter missile, became 1st animals retrieved from a space mission

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