On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikolai Sokoloff, Russian-American violinist and conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1918-32; Seattle Symphony, 1938-41; co-founder & dircetor of La Jolla Music Society, 1941-65), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1965)
  • Santo Trafficante, Sr., Sicilian-American mobster, born in Cianciana, Sicily, Italy (d. 1954)
1886 Highlights

About May 28, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini