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What Happened on May 28, 1738

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, French physician and freemason who proposed and became the namesake of the guillotine, born in Saintes, France (d.1814)
1738 Highlights

About May 28, 1738

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 282 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini