On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1956

Historical Events

  • Dale Long becomes 1st to hit HRs in 8 straight games

Historic Event

Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus

Famous Birthdays

  • Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
  • Jeff Dujon, cricket wicket-keeper (WI 1981-91, their most successful)
  • Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach
  • Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1980)
1956 Highlights

About May 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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