11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 28th May

Mick Jagger - Linda McCartney

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history

1. 1805 - Napoleon is crowned King of Italy

2. 1937 - Neville Chamberlain becomes British Prime Minister

3. 1937 - Valencia and Santander are ravaged in the Spanish Civil War

4. 1959 - Two monkeys become the first living creatures to survive a space flight

5. 1967 - Sir Francis Chichester arrives in Plymouth in his yacht, Gipsy Moth IV, after completing his voyage around the world

6. 1968 - Kylie Minogue is born

7. 1969 - Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and girlfriend Marianne Faithful are arrested in their London home on marijuana possession charges.

8. 1982 - British troops re-capture Port Darwin and Goose Green in the Falkland Islands, taking almost 1500 Argentine prisoners

9. 1985 - Actress Carey Mulligan is born

10. 1998 - Pakistan explodes five underground nuclear devices in response to India's recent tests

11. 2003 - President Bush signs a $350bn tax cut into law; the third largest tax cut in U.S. history

Source: BBC, Wikipedia, historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk, brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com

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