Monday, May 27, 2024 (Week 22)

May 28 in History

What happened on May 28 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on may 28 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on may 28 in history.

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1961
Amnesty International, a human rights organization, is founded.
1953
Melody, the first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor, premiers.
1940
Belgium surrenders to Germany.
1900
Britain annexes the Orange Free State in South Africa.
1871
The Paris commune is suppressed by troops from Versailles.
1863
The 54th Massachusetts, a regiment of African-American recruits, leaves Boston, headed for Hilton Head, South Carolina.
1859
The French army launches a flanking attack on the Austrian army in Northern France.
1830
Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to the western Prairie.
1805
Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned in Milan, Italy.