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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
1959

Johnson and Bart's musical "Lock up your daughters," premieres in London

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1960

"Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances

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1960

Allan Green, cricketeer

Birth
1961

Amnesty Intl founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)

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1961

Roland Gift, UK, rocker (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)

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1961

Last trip (Paris to Bucharest) on Orient Express (after 78 years)

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1961

Record 27 HRs hit in 7 AL games

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1962

Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio

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1962

US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day

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1962

Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY

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1962

Brandon Cruz, actor (Eddie-Courtship of Eddie's Father)

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1963

Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st PM of Kenya

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1963

Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; about 1 million houses destroyed

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1963

Estimated 22,000 die in another cyclone in Bay of Bengal (India)

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1963

Eugene Robinson, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, GB Packers-Superbowl 31)

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1963

Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer, dies at 60

Death
1964

Mark MacKay, Brandon GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

Birth
1964

John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), dies at 76

Death
1964

Armon Gilliam, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets)

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1964

Leisa Sheridan, Omaha NE, playmate (Jul, 1993)

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1964

Beth Herr, Middletown Ohio, tennis star

Birth
1964

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th String quartet

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1964

Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Dehli

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1964

Palestine National Congress forms the PLO in Jerusalem

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1964

Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit

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