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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
1871

Paris communards revolt put down

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1874

G K Chesterton, writer

Birth
1875

3rd Preakness: L Hughes aboard Tom Ochiltree wins in 2:43«

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1879

Milutin Milankovic, Yugoslavian astronomer/meteorologist

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1880

8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40«

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1883

George Dyson, composer

Birth
1883

Luigi Perrachio, composer

Birth
1883

August Freyer, composer, dies at 79

Death
1884

Theo(door) van Reijn, Dutch sculptor/lithographer

Birth
1884

Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48)

Birth
1886

Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph)

Birth
1887

Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)

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1888

Jim Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympics-gold-1912)

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1888

James Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)

Birth
1889

Willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37

Death
1889

Jose Padilla, composer

Birth
1890

Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer, dies at 49

Death
1892

Sierra Club forms by John Muir in SF, for conservation of nature

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1892

Minna Gombell, Baltimore, actress (Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister)

Birth
1894

Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern

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1894

Sammy White, RI, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off)

Birth
1896

Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer

Birth
1896

Warren Giles, baseball's National League president

Birth
1897

Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

Birth
1898

Edward Bellamy, US author (Looking Backward), dies

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