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Encyclopaedia Britannica | On This Day
May 28
Sean Connery and Ian Fleming

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Ian Fleming

British author

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Amnesty International

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1961

Amnesty International founded

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Maya Angelou
2014: American poet and memoirist Maya Angelou—whose several volumes of autobiography explore the themes of economic, racial, and sexual oppression—died at age 86. [Take our quiz about famous writers.]
Leonardo da Vinci: Last Supper
1999: After some two decades of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper was reopened to public view in Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. [Test your knowledge of the artists of the Italian Renaissance.]
Pakistan
1998: Pakistan successfully conducted several underground nuclear tests, making it the seventh country to possess nuclear weapons. [Take our weapons and warfare quiz.]
Volkswagen Beetle
1937: The German automaker Volkswagen was founded to mass-produce a low-priced “people's car”; the company was originally operated by a Nazi organization. [Test your knowledge of machinery and manufacturing.]

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Kylie Minogue

Australian singer

1908

Ian Fleming

British author

1660

George I

king of Great Britain

1923

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao

Indian actor, director, and politician

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