May 28, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up
  • British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway

Birthdays in History

  • Betty Shabazz, educator/talk show hostess/widow (Malcolm X)
  • Maeve Binchy [Snell], Dalkey, Ireland, novelist (Light a Penny Candle), (d. 2012)
  • Thomas E Petri, (Rep-R-WI, 1979- )

Deaths in History

  • Friedrich Karl von Hessen (b. 1868)