What Happened on May 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and four civilians killed when a bomb they were preparing exploded prematurely at a house in Belfast
  • White House "plumbers" break into the Democratic National Headquarters at Watergate in Washington D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheryl Demkowski, dance skater (& Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Guidoni Junior Doriva, Brazilian footballer
  • Michael Boogerd, Dutch cyclist

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India (Jan 20th, 1936 until his abdication on Dec 11th, 1936), dies at 77

King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII