Historical Events In May - 29
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1990 On this day in history rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record
1991 Crevena Zvezda wins 36th Europe Cup I on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history coral Browne, Australian actor (Ruling Class), dies of cancer at 77
1992 On this day in history bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
1993 On May - 29 nazis kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen Germany
1993 Billy Conn, boxer (fought Joe Louis 1951), dies of pneumonia at 75 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history al Unser Jr wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3 06 29.006 (255.89 kph)
1994 On May - 29 great comet-iceball seen above North Sea
1994 Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election on May - 29.
1994 Erich Honecker, president of German DR (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81 on May - 29.
1994 Al Unser Jr wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph) on this day in history.
1995 Margaret Chase Smith, 1st woman Rep & Sen (R-Me), dies at 97 on this day in history.
1996 On May - 29 space Shuttle STS 77 (Endeavour 11), lands
1996 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
1997 On this day in history jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7
1997 On May - 29 scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil
1997 George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77 on May - 29.
1997 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on this day in history.
1998 Former Arizona senator Barry Goldwater dies at age 89 on this day in history.
2005 French referendum on the European Constitution votes resoundingly to reject on May - 29.
2007 On May - 29 inauguration of newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the Abuja Eagle Square and first civilian to civilian transfer of power in Nigeria.
2012 On May - 29 thousands march in protest in Johannesburg against Brett Murray's controversial painting The Spear
2014 President Obama approves US military training of 'moderate' Syrian rebels to fight the regime of Bashar Assad and al Qaeda-linked groups on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history tiger Woods is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida
2017 On May - 29 violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead
2018 On May - 29 missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns over an extramarital affair and illegal use of a donor list
2018 On this day in history aBC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet
2018 Heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan, kills 65 as temperatures soar above 110 degrees Fahrenheit on this day in history.
2018 Starbucks closes more than 8,000 US stores early for racial bias training after two black men wrongly arrested in a store in April on May - 29.
2018 On this day in history russian journalist Arkady Babchenko fakes his own death with Ukrainian security services to foil an assassination plot
2018 On May - 29 death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study