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Notable Historical Events for May 28th

1951After going 0-for-12, Willie Mays connects for his 1st major league home run

1431Joan of Arc accused of relapsing back into heresy by donning male clothing again, providing justification for her execution

1940Irving Berlin's musical "Louisiana Purchase" premieres in NYC

1889Édouard and André Michelin incorporate the Michelin tyre company

1934Bradman gets 160 Aust v Middlesex, 124 mins, 27 fours, 1x6, 1x5

197426th Emmy Awards: MASH, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win

1996U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.

1971Paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"

1946Manuel Roxas was inaugurated as the last President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines

1983"Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

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Notable Birthdays on May 28th

1910T-Bone Walker, Linden Tx, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done)

1968Kylie Minogue, Melbourne, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion)

1524Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)

1938Jerry West, West Virginia, NBA superstar (LA Lakers, Olympic-gold-1960)

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Notable Weddings on May 28th

1954"The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas

1959Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

1978NBA legend Jerry West (40) weds cheerleader Karen Bua

1988Journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds Lois Harriett Weber

1948Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz

2005Politician Justin Trudeau (33) weds tv host Sophie Grégoire (30) in a Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church

1998"Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

1971NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24) weds school teacher Janice Brown

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Notable Deaths on May 28th

1843Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84

1972Edward VIII, King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies at 77

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