On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Leland Sklar, American bass guitarist and session musician (James Taylor; Crosby, Stills & Nash), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • Sondra Locke, American actress and director (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter), born in Madison, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Egyptologist

Famous Deaths

  • August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal, dies at 40
1947 Highlights

About May 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini