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Historical Events In May - 29

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1977  On this day in history janet Guthrie becomes first woman to drive in the Indianapolis 500  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 29 nBC News & Information Service (24 hour news) ends on radio  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Sue Press is first woman golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1977  On this day in history goddard Lieberson, composer, dies at 66  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 May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On May - 29 bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's first black PM  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1980  Attempted assassination of Vernon Jordan Jr, National Urban League president on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1981  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1985  On May - 29 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 May - 29 thirty-five spectators die when rioting erupts at the European Cup soccer final in Brussels  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On May - 29 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1987  Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 29 alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season on May - 29.  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 May - 29 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1990  Brois Yeltsin elected leader of the Russian Federation on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Anne ML of Orleans, duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  On this day in history birth of charles II, King of England (1660-85)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  Charles II of England (d. 1685) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1673  On this day in history birth of cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1675  On this day in history birth of humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  On May - 29 birth of louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist  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 May - 29 death of king Christopher I of Denmark (b. 1219)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1379  Death of King Henry II of Castile (b. 1334) on May - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1405  Death of Philippe de Mézières, advisor to Charles V of France on May - 29.  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 May - 29 constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1500  On this day in history death of bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez), Portuguese sea explorer, drowns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  Jacobus Latomus [Jasques Masson], Belgian inquisitor, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Death of Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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