What Happened on May 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th String quartet
  • Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Dehli
  • Palestine National Congress forms the PLO in Jerusalem
  • Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Armon Gilliam, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets)
  • Beth Herr, tennis star, born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Jeff Fenech, Australian boxer
  • Leisa Sheridan, playmate (Jul, 1993), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Mark MacKay, Brandon GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • Phil Vassar, American country music singer

Famous Deaths

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