On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1961

Historical Events

Historic Event

Amnesty International founded in London (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)

The Orient Express

Last trip (Paris to Bucharest) on the Orient Express (after 78 years)

  • Record 27 HRs hit in 7 AL games

Famous Birthdays

  • Roland Gift, British pop-rock singer (Fine Young Cannibals - "She Drives Me Crazy"), and actor, born in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England
1961 Highlights

About May 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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