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28 May

585BC – Asia Minor – Battle of the Eclipse. http://www.academia.edu/6355805/THALES_AND_THE_SOLAR_ECLIPSE_OF_28_MAY_585_BC

621 – China – Battle of Hulao. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hulao

638 – Rome – Severinus became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Severinus

1573 – Scotland – Marian Civil War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marian_civil_war

1644 – England – Storming of Bolton (English Civil War). http://bcw-project.org/military/english-civil-war/northern-england/the-york-march

1754 – America – Battle of Jumonville Glen (French and Indian War). http://burnpit.legion.org/2010/05/battle-jumonville-glen-%E2%80%9Ci-heard-bullets-whistle%E2%80%A6%E2%80%9D

1830 – USA – Indian Removal Act signed. https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Indian.html

1871 – France – Bloody Week ended, Paris Commune fell (French Revolution). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Commune#.22Bloody_Week.22

1892 – USA – Sierra Club founded by John Muir. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Club

1900 – France – Gare d’Orsay station opened in Paris. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gare_d%27Orsay

1903 – Serbia – May Coup began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Coup_(Serbia)

1905 – Japan – Battle of Tsushima ended (Russo-Japanese War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tsushima


1907 – UK – First Isle of Man TT race. https://youtu.be/_uS0hZeIOB8 http://www.iomtt.com/TT-Database/Events.aspx?meet_code=TT07%20%20&era=1

1917 – USA – East St. Louis Riots began. https://youtu.be/7lZPGL1u0XI WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_St._Louis_riots

1918 – Armenia – Independence from Ottoman Empire.

1918 – Azerbaijan – Independence from Russian Empire.

1926 – Portugal – 28 May Coup D’état. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/28_May_1926_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat

1937 – Germany – Volkswagen founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen

1937 – UK – Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister (Conservative). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/neville-chamberlain

1940 – Belgium – Battle of Belgium ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Belgium

1942 – Ukraine – Second Battle of Kharkov began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Kharkov

1943 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Denver, Colorado, 2 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430528-0

1944 – Germany – USAAF bombers attacked oil plant at Lüne-Merseburg (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1948 – UK – Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment plane crashed near Amesbury, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480528-0

1951 – UK – The Goons Show first broadcast on radio. https://youtu.be/SmuS3SGgRsw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Goon_Show

1952 – Greece – Women receive right to vote. http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/05/28/greece-marks-61-years-after-suffrage/

1957 – USA – Operation Plumbbob began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Plumbbob


1977 – USA – Beverly Hills Supper Club fire, 165 killed. https://youtu.be/rsCTBHn2KIc  WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverly_Hills_Supper_Club_fire

1982 – Falklands Island – Battle of Goose Green began (Falklands War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Goose_Green  http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/GooseGreen-Thefirstmajorlandvictory.cfm


1987 – USSR – Mathias Rust landed plane in Red Square, Moscow. https://youtu.be/Wue02Y0lS38

1993 – Eritrea & Monaco – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

2004 – Iran – Earthquake measuring 6.3Mw, epicentre in Māzandarān, 35 killed. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2004/usjaan/

2009 – Honduras – Earthquake measuring 7.3Mw, 7 killed. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/may/28/earthquake-honduras-belize

2010 – India – Two trains crashed in West Bengal, 148 killed. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/79-killed-as-goods-train-rams-maoistderailed-coaches/article440190.ece

York

1746 – Prince of Hesse was in York.