On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox beat Cleveland Indians, 6-3, in 21 innings (game started 5/26)
  • Indianapolis 500: Gordon Johncock wins in 2:05:25.320 (255.944 km/h)

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