On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1926

Historical Events

  • Military coup by General Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal
  • US Customs Court created by congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Russ Freeman, American classically trained bebop and cool jazz pianist and composer (Art Pepper; Charlie Parker; Chet Baker; Clifford Brown; Shelly Manne), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2002)
1926 Highlights

About May 28, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini