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  1. As eclipses can be mathematically calculated, the eclipse of May 28, 585 BC, which stopped a battle in Greece, was said by Isaac Asimov to be the earliest human event known to the exact date and time.

  2. Emmy was the ship's cat on the RMS Empress of Ireland. She never missed a voyage. However, on 28 May 1914, Emmy tried to escape the ship. The crew could not coax her aboard and the Empress left without her, which was regarded as a terrible omen. Early the next morning the Empress sank.

  3. The RMS Empress of Ireland had a cat named Emmy. She never missed a voyage until May 28, 1914 when she refused to go aboard. The ship left without her and sunk the next day.

  4. Despite concerns, construction began in January 1933 and the bridge was open to traffic on May 28, 1937. It only took four years to build.

  5. At 14:28 on May 12, 2008, an 8.0-magnitude earthquake happened in Sichuan, China. Over 5,000 students in primary and secondary schools perished in the earthquake, yet their names went unannounced.

  6. National Masturbation Day, also known as International Masturbation Day and in Britain and Australia as "Wankers Day", is an annual event celebrated on May 28

  7. The average temperature at Mochima National Park ranges from 22 to 28 degrees Celsius. The warmer months are November to May and from June to October it is a little bit cooler and much more humid.

  8. Today (May 28) is celebrated as National Masturbation Day also known as Wankers day in Britan and Australia to protect and celebrate the right to mansturbate.

  9. In the 1970's he led the program to develop Pakistan's first atomic bomb though he did not live to see Pakistan detonate its first atomic bomb on May 28, 1998.

  10. The Volkswagen Group owns Audi, Lamborghini, MAN, Bentley, Škoda, Scania, Porsche and Bugatti. Volkswagen had its beginnings in Nazi-Germany, being founded by the Labor Front Party under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, on the 28 May 1937. Volkswagen is German for “people’s car”

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Mark Zuckerberg made the Fortune 500 list for the first time in May 2013. He was only 28 and the youngest CEO.

On May 28, 1975, Scott Thompson, of Kids in the Hall, survived a school shooting in Brampton, Ontario.

About the “Kent State massacre” on May 4, 1970, of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University. During a mass protest against the bombing of Cambodia by the U.S., 28 guardsmen fired approximately 67 rounds, killing 4 students and wounding 9 others.

In May 28, 585 BC, the Eclipse of Thales ended the Battle of Halys between the Medes and the Lydians