May 29: Day of the Week
May 29, 2019 was the 149th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 216 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac 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.
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May 29 Historical Event(s)
- 1660English Restoration: Charles II is restored to the throne of Great Britain.
- 1677Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Natives.
- 1727Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia.
- 1733The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City.
- 1852Jenny Lind left New York after her wildly successful two-year American tour.
- 1864Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico arrives in Mexico for the first time.
- 1886Chemist John Pemberton places his first advertisement for Coca-Cola, the ad appearing in the Atlanta Journal.
- 1953Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on Tenzing Norgay’s (adopted) 39th birthday.
- 1954First of the annual Bilderberg conferences.
- 1989Signing of an agreement Egypt - U.S. manufacturing parts of the fighter F-16 in Egypt.
Who were born on May 29?
- 1794Johann Heinrich von Mädler, German astronomer (d. 1874)
- 1860Isaac Albéniz, Spanish composer (d. 1909)
- 1894Beatrice Lillie, Canadian actress (d. 1989)
- 1933Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
- 1957Jeb Hensarling, American politician
- 1959Adrian Paul, English actor
- 1962John D. LeMay, American actor
- 1967Mike Keane, Canadian hockey player
- 1975Melanie Brown, English musician and actress (Spice Girls)
- 1991Kristen Alderson, American actress
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