On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Clough Williams-Ellis, British architect known chiefly as the creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion in North Wales, born in Gayton, Northamptonshire, England (d. 1978)
  • George Dyson, English musician and composer, born in Halifax, Yorkshire (d. 1964)
  • Luigi Perrachio, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1966)
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer (The Indian War of Independence), born in Bhagur, India ( (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • August Freyer, Polish musician and composer, dies at 79