What Happened on May 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement
  • Israeli Air Force is officially founded shortly after the start of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Shearer, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick

Famous Deaths

  • Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, dies from the effects of a bullet in her head at 33