On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1980

Historical Events

  • 2 Oakland A's steal home in 1st inning
  • 24th European Cup: Nottingham Forest beats Hamburg 1-0 at Madrid
  • Joe Darby does a standing long jump of 12'5"

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Feehily, Irish pop singer (Westlife - "Flying Without Wings"), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • Miguel PĂ©rez, Spanish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)
1980 Highlights

About May 28, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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