On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 2006

Historical Events

  • 59th Cannes Film Festival: "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" directed by Ken Loach wins the Palme d'Or

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the MLB all-time list

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Indianapolis 500: Sam Hornish Jr. wins from the pole position; record 14th Indy victory for Penske Racing; 0.0635 second margin from runner-up Marco Andretti second-closest finish in history at the time
  • Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Tree GC: Jay Haas wins his first of 3 Champions Tour major titles with a birdie on the third playoff hole against Brad Bryant

Famous Weddings

  • "Average Joe" actor Adam Mesh (30) weds Jessica Malca in Miami, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)
2006 Highlights

About May 28, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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