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  • Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Tuesday May 28, 1754

    George Washington

    Battle of Jumonville Glen

    Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Tuesday May 28, 1754

    The Battle of Jumonville Glen, also known as the Jumonville affair, was the opening battle of the French and Indian War, fought on May 28, 1754, near present-day Hopwood and Uniontown in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. A company of colonial militia from Virginia under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Washington, and a small number of Mingo warriors led by Tanacharison (also known as "Half King"), ambushed a force of 35 Canadiens under the command of Joseph Coulon de Villiers de Jumonville.




  • Virginia, U.S.
    Monday May 28, 1787

    George Washington

    Governor Edmund Randolph of Virginia introduced Madison's Virginia Plan

    Virginia, U.S.
    Monday May 28, 1787

    Governor Edmund Randolph of Virginia introduced Madison's Virginia Plan on May 27, the third day of the convention. It called for an entirely new constitution and a sovereign national government, which Washington highly recommended.




  • South Africa
    Monday May 28, 1900

    Second Boer War

    Orange Free State was annexed and renamed the Orange River Colony

    South Africa
    Monday May 28, 1900

    On 28 May, the Orange Free State was annexed and renamed the Orange River Colony.




  • Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, France
    Sunday May 28, 1972

    Edward VIII

    Death

    Gif-sur-Yvette, Paris, France
    Sunday May 28, 1972

    On 28 May 1972, ten days after the Queen's visit, the Duke died at his home in Paris, less than a month before his 78th birthday. His body was returned to Britain, lying in state at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.




  • Bogotá, Colombia
    Tuesday May 28, 1985

    Colombian conflict

    the creation of the Patriotic Union (Unión Patriótica)

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Tuesday May 28, 1985

    The Betancur administration in turn questioned the M-19's actions and its commitment to the peace process, as it continued to advance high-profile negotiations against with the FARC, which led to the creation of the Patriotic Union (Unión Patriótica) -UP-, a legal and non-clandestine political organization.




  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Slobodan Milošević

    The 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Milošević was elected by a majority vote at the 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists on 28 May 1986.




  • Hong Kong
    Sunday May 28, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Protests in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
    Sunday May 28, 1989

    A procession of 1.5 million people, one fourth of Hong Kong's population, led by Martin Lee, Szeto Wah and other organization leaders, paraded through Hong Kong Island. Across the world, especially where ethnic-Chinese lived, people gathered and protested. Many governments, including those of the United States and Japan, issued travel warnings to China.


  • Zagreb, Croatia
    Tuesday May 28, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    A Military Parade and Review

    Zagreb, Croatia
    Tuesday May 28, 1991

    The newly constituted Croatian military units held a military parade and review at Stadion Kranjčevićeva in Zagreb on 28 May 1991.


  • Japan
    Saturday May 28, 1994

    Hachikō

    Hachikō Bark

    Japan
    Saturday May 28, 1994

    In 1994, Nippon Cultural Broadcasting in Japan was able to lift a recording of Hachikō barking from an old record that had been broken into several pieces. A huge advertising campaign ensued and on Saturday, May 28, 1994, 59 years after his death, millions of radio listeners tuned in to hear Hachikō bark.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Tuesday May 28, 1996

    First Chechen War

    Yeltsin even officially declared "victory"

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Tuesday May 28, 1996

    Yeltsin even officially declared "victory" in Grozny on 28 May 1996, after a new temporary ceasefire was signed with the ChRI Acting President Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev.


  • Stavropol Krai, Russia
    Wednesday May 28, 1997

    Second Chechen War

    Bomb exploded in the Russian railway station of Pyatigorsk

    Stavropol Krai, Russia
    Wednesday May 28, 1997

    Two died on 28 May 1997, when another bomb exploded in the Russian railway station of Pyatigorsk (Stavropol Krai).


  • FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Tuesday May 28, 2002

    Sepp Blatter

    2002 Election

    FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Tuesday May 28, 2002

    He was re-elected as head of FIFA in 2002. Blatter's 2002 candidacy has been marked with rumours of financial irregularities and backroom dealings.


  • Montreal, Canada
    Saturday May 28, 2005

    Justin Trudeau

    Marriage

    Montreal, Canada
    Saturday May 28, 2005

    They reconnected as adults in June 2003, when Grégoire, by then a Quebec television personality, was assigned as Trudeau's co-host for a charity ball; they began dating several months later. Trudeau and Grégoire became engaged in October 2004, and married on May 28, 2005, in a Roman Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church.


  • Colombia
    Sunday May 28, 2006

    Colombian conflict

    The 2006 Colombian Presidential Election

    Colombia
    Sunday May 28, 2006

    In May 2006, the Colombian presidential election resulted in Uribe winning re-election with a historic first round vote tally of 62%, followed by leftist Carlos Gaviria with 22% and Horacio Serpa.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 28, 2011

    Lionel Messi

    2011 UEFA Champions League

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 28, 2011

    The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 28 May 2011 at Wembley Stadium in London that decided the winner of the 2010–11 season of the UEFA Champions League. The winners received the European Champion Clubs' Cup (the European Cup). 2011 final was the culmination of the 56th season of the tournament, and the 19th in the Champions League era. The final was contested by Barcelona of Spain and Manchester United of England, the same teams which contested 2009 final held in Rome which Barcelona won 2–0.


  • San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2016 UEFA Champions League Final

    San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    It was played at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, on 28 May 2016, between Spanish teams Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, in a repeat of the 2014 final. It was 3rd Champions League title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.


  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Honorary Degree

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    On May 28, 2017, Zuckerberg received an honorary degree from Harvard.


  • Rome, Italy
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    Francesco Totti

    Final appearance for Roma

    Rome, Italy
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    On 28 May, Totti made his final appearance for Roma in a 3–2 home win against Genoa, coming on as a substitute for Mohamed Salah in the 54th minute and received a standing ovation from the fans.


  • Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    A Formal investigation

    Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    On 28 May 2018, the Committee initiated a formal investigation into violations against basic judicial guarantees in Lula's case.


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