On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1978

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Snr in a Lola dominates second half of race to hold off Tom Sneva for his third Indy victory
  • Second round of the presidential elections in Upper Volta. The election is won by incumbent Sangoul√© Lamizana.

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA legend Jerry West (40) weds cheerleader Karen Bua

NBA Guard Jerry West
NBA Guard
Jerry West

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Brough, English actor (b. 1905)
1978 Highlights

About May 28, 1978

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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