Historical Events In May - 29
Monday, 16 December 2019
1990 On this day in history rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record
1991 On this day in history crevena Zvezda wins 36th Europe Cup I
1991 On this day in history coral Browne, Australian actor (Ruling Class), dies of cancer at 77
1992 On May - 29 bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
1993 On this day in history nazis kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen Germany
1993 On May - 29 billy Conn, boxer (fought Joe Louis 1951), dies of pneumonia at 75
1994 On May - 29 al Unser Jr wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3 06 29.006 (255.89 kph)
1994 On this day in history great comet-iceball seen above North Sea
1994 On May - 29 hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election
1994 On this day in history erich Honecker, president of German DR (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
1994 On May - 29 al Unser Jr wins 78th Indianapolis 500 in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)
1995 On this day in history margaret Chase Smith, 1st woman Rep & Sen (R-Me), dies at 97
1996 On this day in history space Shuttle STS 77 (Endeavour 11), lands
1996 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1997 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on May - 29.
1997 Jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7 on May - 29.
1997 Scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil on May - 29.
1997 George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1997 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on May - 29.
1998 On this day in history former Arizona senator Barry Goldwater dies at age 89
2005 On this day in history french referendum on the European Constitution votes resoundingly to reject.
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 this day in history 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 Violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead on May - 29.
2018 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns over an extramarital affair and illegal use of a donor list on this day in history.
2018 On May - 29 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 May - 29.
2018 On this day in history starbucks closes more than 8,000 US stores early for racial bias training after two black men wrongly arrested in a store in April
2018 On this day in history russian journalist Arkady Babchenko fakes his own death with Ukrainian security services to foil an assassination plot
2018 Death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study on May - 29.