On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • George E Mahlberg, American astronomer (Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson, California, 1974-78), movie actor, sound engineer, and DJ (Dr. Cosmo), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • John Tory, Canadian lawyer and politician (Mayor of Toronto, 2016-present), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist, born in Kazan, USSR (d. 1988)

Famous Weddings

Kirk Douglas

"The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Achille Longo, Italian composer, dies at 54
1954 Highlights

About May 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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