The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History

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1533 England’s Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.

1957 The National League approved the move of the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants baseball teams to Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively.

1987 Mathias Rust, a 19-year-old West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square after evading Soviet air defenses.

1998 Comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “NewsRadio” fame was shot to death by his wife, Brynn, who then killed herself.

2006 Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants hit his 715th home run to pass Babe Ruth on the career list and move into second place behind Hank Aaron.

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~ by thehalobender on May 28, 2009.

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