On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Mann, American actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road), born in NYC, New York (d. 1971)

Person of interestJim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe, American all-round athlete (Olympic gold decathlon, pentathlon 1912; College & Pro Football Hall of Fame), born in Indian Territory, Oklahoma (d. 1953)

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

1887 Highlights

About May 28, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini