On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1934

Historical Events

  • Jack Hobbs scores his 197th (or 199th) and last 1st class cricket century at 51 years and 163 days of age [1]
  • Near Callander, Ontario, the Dionne quintuplets are born to Olivia and Elzire Dionne, later becoming the first quintuplets to survive infancy
  • The Glyndebourne festival in Sussex, England, inaugurated

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2013)
1934 Highlights

About May 28, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini