About May 29

May 29, 2022 is the 149th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 216 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 238 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On May 29

  • 1167
    Battle of Monte Porzio – A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel
  • 1414
    Council of Constance.
  • 1660
    English Restoration: Charles II is restored to the throne of Great Britain.
  • 1727
    Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia.
  • 1733
    The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City.
  • 1861
    The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was founded, in Hong Kong.
  • 1886
    Chemist John Pemberton places his first advertisement for Coca-Cola, the ad appearing in the Atlanta Journal.
  • 1900
    N'Djamena is founded as Fort-Lamy by French commander Émile Gentil
  • 1919
    Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity is tested (later confirmed) by Arthur Eddington’s observation of a total solar eclipse in Principe and by Andrew Crommelin in Sobral, Ceará, Brazil.
  • 1919
    The Republic of Prekmurje founded
  • 1924
    AEK Athens FC is established on the anniversary of the siege of Constantinople by the Turks.
  • 1932
    World War I Veterans begin to assemble in Washington, D.C. in the Bonus Army to request cash bonuses promised to them to be paid in 1945.
  • 1939
    Albanian fascist leader Tefik Mborja is appointed as member of the Italian Chamber of Fasces and Corporations.
  • 1940
    The first flight of the F4U Corsair.
  • 1942
    Bing Crosby, the Ken Darby Singers and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra record Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas”, the best-selling Christmas single in history, for Decca Records in Los Angeles.
  • 1950
    The St. Roch, the first ship to circumnavigate North America, arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • 1964
    The Arab League meets in East Jerusalem to discuss the Palestinian question, leading to the formation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
  • 1973
    Tom Bradley is elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California.
  • 1985
    Heysel Stadium disaster: At the European Cup final in Brussels, Belgium, 39 association football fans die and hundreds are injured when a dilapidated retaining wall collapses after Liverpool F.C. fans breach a fence separating them from Juventus F.C. fans.
  • 1990
    The Russian parliament elects Boris Yeltsin president of the Russian SFSR.

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