On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 2017

Historical Events

  • 70th Cannes Film Festival: Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or
  • Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 151
  • Indianapolis 500: Japanese ex-Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato of Andretti Autosport becomes first Asian to win the race; Brazilian Hélio Castroneves finishes just 0.2011 seconds behind

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, Trump National GC: A week after winning The Tradition, Bernhard Langer of Germany triumphs by 1 stroke from Vijay Singh

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
Golfer Vijay Singh
Golfer
Vijay Singh
  • Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan, 1st Dutchman to win

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Maggie Grace (33) weds entrepreneur Brent Bushnell in La Jolla, California
  • Mr. Robot screenwriter Sam Esmail (39) weds actress Emmy Rossum (30) at the East 55th Street Synagogue in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Chojnacka, Polish harpsichordist, with works dedicated to her by over 80 composers, dies at 79
  • John Noakes, British TV presenter, dies at 83
2017 Highlights

About May 28, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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