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May 29th

May 29th is the 149th day of the year (150th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 216 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about May 29th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on May 29th

1630 King Charles II (British King 1660-1685)

1736 Patrick (founding father of the United States - "Give me liberty, or give me death!")

1781 John Walker (chemist - invented the friction match)

1874 G.K. Chesterton (author)

1903 Bob Hope (comedian, actor)

1914 Stacy Keach (actor)

1917 John F. Kennedy (35th US President)

John F. Kennedy

1929 Peter Higgs (physicist)

1949 Francis Rossi (singer, guitarist - Status Quo)

1955 John Hinckley Jr. (attempted to asssassinate of President Reagan)

1956 LaToya Jackson (singer)

LaToya Jackson

1958 Annette Bening (actress)

Annette Bening

1967 Noel Gallagher (guitarist - Oasis)

1975 Melanie Brown (singer - The Spice Girls)

May 29th in History

1453 Mehmed II captures Constantinople after a two-month siege.

1790 Rhode Island is the 13th state to ratify the US Constitution.

Rhode Island Flag

1848 Wisconsin admitted as 20th US state.

Wisconsin Flag

1886 John Pemberton places the first advert for Coca-Cola in the Altanta Journal.

1954 First Bilderberg conference.

1973 Tom Bradley is the first African-American elected to be mayor of Los Angeles.

1982 Pope John Paul II is the first Roman Catholic Pope to visit Canterbury Cathedral.

Pope John Paul II

1982 British defeat Argentines in the Battle of Goose Green.

1985 39 soccer fans are killed in the Heysel Stadium disaster.

2005 French voters reject the proposed European Constitution in a national referendum.

May 29th is also

Oak Apple Day (England)

Army Day (Argentina)

Democracy Day (Nigeria)

Tree Day ({Venezuela)

Ascension of Baha'u'llah (Bahai faith)


People born on May 29th are Gemini


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