On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1963

Historical Events

  • Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; about 1 million houses destroyed
  • Estimated 22,000 die in a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal (India)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Robinson, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Gavin Harrison, British progressive rock drummer (Porcupine Tree; King Crimson; Pineapple Thief), born in Harrow, Middlesex, Englan
  • Houman Younessi, Iranian-born scientist

Famous Deaths

  • Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, Soviet composer, dies at 60
1963 Highlights

About May 28, 1963

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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