What Happened on May 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox beat Cleveland Indians, 6-3, in 21 innings (game started 5/26)
  • Indianapolis 500: Gordon Johncock wins first of his two Indy triumphs after rain halts the race at lap 133

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Peake, NHL center (Washington Capitals), born in Rochester, New York
  • Todd Sweeris, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan), dies at 73
1973 Highlights

About May 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Love - Paul McCartney And Wings
  • UK #1 Song: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard