On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1938

Historical Events

  • Foundation for Tel Aviv harbor laid

Music Premiere

Paul Hindemith's opera "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Zurich

Famous Birthdays

Jerry West

Jerry West, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard, executive (LA Lakers, 14-time NBA All Star), born in Chelyan, West Virginia

  • Prince Buster [Cecil Bustamente Campbell], Jamaican-born reggae musician and producer (Madness), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2016)
1938 Highlights

About May 28, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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