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Historical Event on 5/28/1972

Edward VIII, King of Great Britain/N Ireland/emperor (India 1936), passed away at the age of 77.

Other Historical Dates and Events
5/29/1972Prithviraj Kapoor, famous film actor, passed away.
12/10/1918Rowlatt Act introduced by Lord Chelmsford.
10/16/1952Pakistan's first Test vs India starts at Delhi.
5/31/1928Pankaj Khirod Roy, cricketer (Indian opener, 413 partnership w/Vinoo Mankad), was born in Calcutta. He was the recipient of Padmashree (1975).
12/27/1975A coal-mine was exploded at Chasnala mine near Dhanbad. It was India's worst coal mine disaster.
11/6/1951Judge M. Patanjali Sastri became the Chief Justice of India. He helded this office till 03/01/1954.
9/28/1837Bahadur Shah-II ascended the throne and became the emperor of Delhi at the age of 62 following the death of his father Akbar Shah-II.
3/31/1959Dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India.
11/6/1996India wins Titan's cup beating South Africa in Mumbai.
10/30/1990Several people died and many injured as security forces opened fire at a crowd marching towards Ram Janmabhumi/Babari Masjid to perform 'karseva'.