What Happened on May 28, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Fire in Cincinnati nearly destroys Reds' grandstand
  • In China, rioters provoked by Boxers burn the Fengtai Railway Station, where many Belgians work
  • Paul Kruger, President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, flees its capital, Pretoria, and goes to Watervalboven to evade the advancing British.
  • Total solar eclipse occurs

Famous Birthdays

  • Owen Aisher, president (Marley)
  • Tommy Ladnier, American musician (d. 1939)