What Happened on May 28, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th String quartet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Dehli

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Palestine National Congress forms the PLO in Jerusalem
  • Unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn test launched into Earth orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Armon Gilliam, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets)
  • Beth Herr, tennis star, born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Jeff Fenech, Australian boxer
  • Leisa Sheridan, playmate (Jul, 1993), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Mark MacKay, Brandon GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • Phil Vassar, American country music singer

Famous Deaths

  • John Finley Williamson, conductor (Westminster Choir), dies at 76