On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Leonard Maltin's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

BeatificationPapal Visit

Pope John Paul II is 1st reigning pope to visit Great Britain (Adrian IV was born in England, as Nicholas Breakspear)

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Davalos, American actress
  • Jhonny Peralta, Dominican baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Lt Col 'H'. Jones VC, Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1940)