Today in History - History - May 29th

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for May 29th

1942Bing Crosby records "White Christmas", greatest selling record to date

1994Patty Sheehan wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game

1976"One Piece At A Time" by Johnny Cash hits #29

1983Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

1994Beth Daniel wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

1967Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II

1980Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year

1994Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Jr.wins in 3:06:29.006 (255.89 kph)

1176Battle at Legnano: Lombard League beats Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire

1988Sherri Turner wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

May 29th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on May 29th

1903Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes Hope], Eltham Kent, British born American entertainer

1967Noel Gallagher, Manchester, English pop musician (Oasis)

1630Charles II, St. James's Palace, London, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1660-85)

1958Annette Bening, Topeka KS, actress (Grifters, Bugsy, Valmont) [or 5/5]

1906T.H. White, Bombay India, English author (King Arthur)

1953Danny Elfman, Los Angeles California, composer (Simspon Show Theme)

May 29th Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on May 29th

1884Irish writer Oscar Wilde marries Constance Lloyd at St. James Church, Paddington, London

1944Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (23) weds Edna Mae Holly

1992Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress/singer Deborah Falconer (26)

1849Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur (26) weds secretary Marie Laurent (23) in Strasbourg, France

May 29th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Divorces on May 29th

2010Five-time Grammy Award singer Shania Twain (42) divorces music producer Robert John Lange (59) after 14 years of marriage

1952Country music legend Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard granted divorce for the second and final time after seven years of marriage. Their first divorce was in 1948.

May 29th Divorces
Date Event
Notable Deaths on May 29th

1979Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87

1911William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist (Gilbert & Sullivan), dies at 74

May 29th Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31