On This Day

TODAY IS MAY 28, 2020!

MAY 28, 2020

Today is:

International Hamburger Day

National Brisket Day

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

JIM THORPE (1887-1953) —  Native American athlete: Olympic goal medalist, professional football, baseball, and basketball player.
IAN FLEMING (1908-1964) — English naval intelligence officer and author.  Most famous for his creation of the character James Bond.
GLADYS KNIGHT  (1944) — American singer, songwriter, and actress.  Best known for her work with Gladys Knight and the Pips.

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

1830 – President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act, denying Native Americans their land rights and forcibly relocating them, leading the Trail of Tears.
1937 – The German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen is founded by the German government.
1999 – After a 22-year restoration, Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, is put back on display in Milan, Italy.

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