Historical Events on May 28 (Part 2)

  • 2016 UEFA Champions League Final, Milan: Real Madrid beats cross-town rivals Atlético Madrid, 5–3 on penalties after a 1–1 draw at the end of extra time; record-extending 11th title
  • 2017 70th Cannes Film Festival: Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2017 Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 151
  • 2017 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

Senior PGA Championship

2017 Senior PGA Championship, Trump National GC: A week after winning The Tradition, Bernhard Langer of Germany triumphs by 1 stroke from Vijay Singh

  • 2017 Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan; first Dutchman to win
  • 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

Event of Interest

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

Event of Interest

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

  • 2021 Discovery of a mass grave with the remains of 215 children from Kamloops Indian Residential School announced by First Nation in British Columbia, Canada [1]
  • 2022 75th Cannes Film Festival: Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's "Triangle of Sadness " wins the Palme d'Or [1]
  • 2022 At least 31 people, mostly children, die in a stampede during a church giveaway event in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria [1]
  • 2022 UEFA Champions League Final, Paris: Carlo Ancelotti becomes first manager to win CL x 4 as Real Madrid beats Liverpool, 1-0

New Parliament House

2023 India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India's new parliament building, amid a boycott by opposition parties (who wanted the President to open it) [1]

  • 2023 Indianapolis 500: Josef Newgarden produces an audacious pass of defending champion Marcus Ericsson for his first Indy victory; team owner Roger Penske 19th race win

Erdoğan Re-elected

2023 Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan re-elected after a run-off election, beating Kemal Kilicdaroglu with 52.14% of the vote, for an historic third term [1]