On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 2001

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Varela, Chilean biologist and philosopher (b. 1946)
  • Joe Moakley, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts (1973-2001), dies at 74
  • Vulimiri Ramalingaswami, Indian medical scientist, dies at 79
2001 Highlights

About May 28, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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