On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1975

Historical Events

  • 19th European Cup: Bayern Munich beats Leeds United 2-0 at Paris
  • Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is established by the Treaty of Lagos
  • Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 18 launches

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Fisher, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Naperville, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Emerson, entertainer, dies
  • Roy Roberts, American actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), dies from a heart attack at 69
1975 Highlights

About May 28, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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