On This Day

Historical Events on May 28 (Part 2)

  • 2017 Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 151
  • 2017 Indianapolis 500: Japanese ex-Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato wins from Brazilian Hélio Castroneves; Sato's first of 2 Indy crowns
  • 2017 Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan, 1st Dutchman to win

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2017 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
  • 2018 Coco-Cola launches its first alcoholic drink - Lemon-Do on island of Kyushu, Japan
  • 2018 One million French smokers quit in one year after anti-smoking measures introduced according to Public Health France
  • 2019 Johnson & Johnson go on trial in Oklahoma accused of deceptively marketing painkillers and downplaying risks of addiction helping create "opioid epidemic", first of 2,000 cases against US pharmaceutical firms

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2020 Minnesota Governor Tim Walz declares State of Emergency in Minneapolis and activates the Minnesota National Guard after protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody

Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd

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2020 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for new protections for women after the 'honor killing' of a 14-year old by her father

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani