On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1998

Historical Events

  • Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.

Famous Weddings

Lucy Lawless

"Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

Actress & Singer Lucy Lawless
Actress & Singer
Lucy Lawless

Famous Deaths

Murder of InterestPhil Hartman

Phil Hartman, Canadian actor and comedian, murdered by his wife in his sleep at 49

1998 Highlights

About May 28, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini