On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1961

Historical Events

  • Amnesty International founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)

TrainThe Orient Express

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

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Poster advertising the Orient Express schedule
Poster advertising the Orient Express schedule
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  • Record 27 HRs hit in 7 AL games

Famous Birthdays

  • Roland Gift, UK, rocker (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
1961 Highlights

About May 28, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini