On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 2003

Historical Events

  • 11th UEFA Champions League Final: Milan beats Juventus (0-0, 3-2 on penalties) at Manchester

Sports History

Patrick Roy officially announces his retirement from the NHL

  • Peter Hollingworth becomes the first Governor-General of Australia to resign his office as a result of criticism of his conduct

Famous Deaths

  • Ilya Prigogine, Russian-born physicist and chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b. 1917)
  • Janet Collins, American ballerina, choreographer, and teacher, dies at 86
  • Martha Scott, American actress (The Ten Commandments, Our Town, Ben-Hur), dies of natural causes at 90
  • Oleg Makarov, cosmonaut (b. 1933)
2003 Highlights

About May 28, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini