May 28, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Congressional Committee of Astronautics meets Project 7 astronauts
  • Monkeys Able & Baker zoom 300 mi (500 km) into space on Jupiter missile, became 1st animals retrieved from a space mission

Birthdays in History

  • John Morgan, British etiquette expert (d. 2000)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Jim Henson