Do you ever stop and wonder what was today like years ago? What wars were being fought or how societies and systems functioned, how they were built and how they operated. History tells how far we have come and how things have changed across the world. History helps us take in a detailed picture of where we stand today. So, let us try to unravel this Day in History- May 28 to find what happened around the world.
What Happened in India on May 28?
1930: Bhagwati Charan Vohra died during Bomb Testing
On May 28th, A revolutionary man who used the Kashmir Building in Lahore as a bomb factory and executed the plan to bomb the train Lord Irwin was travelling in, died during a bomb testing.
1965: Mine Disaster
Dhanbad coal mine disaster. The blast killed 268 miners.
1992: Naval Exercises started between India and US
Indo-US Naval exercises began when Washington renewed military contacts.
What Happened All Around the World on May 28th?
1889- Michelin Tyre Company
May 28 is the day, Édouard and André Michelin incorporated the Michelin Tyre Company in France. It was the largest tyre manufacturing company in the world.
1918- Independence of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan gains independence and declares itself the Democratic Republic on May 28.
1923 – Wearing Trousers Legal
US Attorney General says it is legal for women to wear trousers anywhere
1936- A Book on Computers Published
Alan Turing submitted “On Computable Numbers” for publication, in which he set out the theoretical basis for modern computers.
1946 – Hydrogen Bomb Patent
On May 28, 1946, US Patent filed for a hydrogen bomb
1961- The Orient Express
Last trip (Paris to Bucharest) on the Orient Express (after 78 years)
1996 – Fraud by the Business Partners
U.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 on this day in History- May 28.
1999- The Last Supper
In Milan, Italy, on May 28, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece “The Last Supper” is put back on display
- 1887- Jim Thorpe
The famous American Athlete (College & Pro Football Hall of Fame), was born on May 28 in Indian Territory, Oklahoma.
- 1910- T-Bone Walker
American blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), was born on May 28th in Linden, Texas.
- 1938- Jerry West
On May 28th, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard, executive (LA Lakers, 14-time NBA All-Star), was born in Chelyan, West Virginia.
- 1968- Kylie Minogue
The popular Australian pop singer-songwriter and actress was born on May 28, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
This was all about the interesting and intriguing events that occurred on May 28! We hope you have had fun reading this blog! For more entertaining and informative content, follow Leverage Edu. on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.