On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • Arms Trial Begins: several men are charged in a Dublin court with conspiracy to illegally import arms for use by the Irish Republican Army (IRA)
  • The formerly united Free University of Brussels officially splits into two separate entities, the French-speaking Universit√© Libre de Bruxelles and the Dutch-speaking Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Roberts, Alameda California, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (d. 2002)
  • Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
  • Jason Belser, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 Highlights

About May 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini