Day: May 28, 2019

Historical Events for 28th May 2019

1858 – Dion Boucicault’s “Foul Play” premieres in London
1900 – In China, rioters provoked by Boxers burn the Fengtai Railway Station, where many Belgians work
1912 – Jackie Matthews takes 2 cricket hat-tricks same day Australia v South Africa
1929 – 1st all color talking picture “On With the Show” exhibited (NYC)
1940 – British-French troops capture Narvik, Norway
1946 – 1st night game at Yankee stadium (Senators 2, Yanks 1)
1955 – 80th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6
1960 – 59th Women’s French Championships: Darlene Hard beats Yola Ramirez (6-3, 6-4)
1963 – Cyclone hits Chittagong, Bangladesh; about 1 million houses destroyed
2014 – Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is elected President of Egypt
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