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Historical Events In May - 29

Monday, 16 December 2019

1977  Janet Guthrie becomes first woman to drive in the Indianapolis 500 on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  NBC News & Information Service (24 hour news) ends on radio on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 29 sue Press is first woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66 on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  A 1 oz letter costs 15-cents to mail today, as the US post office raises the old rate by two cents on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Bob Crane, actor (Donna Reed Show, Hogan-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's first black PM on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86 on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1980  On this day in history 53rd National Spelling Bee Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 29 attempted assassination of Vernon Jordan Jr, National Urban League president  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  J Turners "Juliet & Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 29 53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On May - 29 "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history the first papal visit to Britain since 1531  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On May - 29 romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history heysel Stadium Disaster - 39 die and 500 injured in rioting between British & Italians at European Cup soccer; English clubs banned from playing in European competition for five years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history thirty-five spectators die when rioting erupts at the European Cup soccer final in Brussels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history 59th National Spelling Bee Jon Pennington wins spelling odontalgia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  59th National Spelling Bee: Jon Pennington wins spelling odontalgia on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  "Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor Vic Morrow on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 29 michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On May - 29 graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history student protesters in Tiananmen Square China construct a replica of the Statue of Liberty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  An earthquake hits Peru, killing 56 on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 29 boris Yeltsin is elected president by the Russian parliament  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 29 brois Yeltsin elected leader of the Russian Federation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 29 dow Jones average hits a record 2,870.49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1594  Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632) was born on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On this day in history birth of anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  On May - 29 birth of charles II, King of England (1660-85)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  On this day in history birth of charles II of England (d. 1685)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On May - 29 birth of cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  Humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  On May - 29 birth of james FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1259  On this day in history death of king Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1379  On this day in history death of king Henry II of Castile (b. 1334)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1405  Death of Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1425  Death of Hongxi Emperor of China (b. 1378) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1453  On this day in history constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1500  Death of Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On May - 29 death of cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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