May 29: Day of the Week
May 29, 2021 is the 149th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 216 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1167Battle of Monte Porzio – A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel
- 1861The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was founded, in Hong Kong.
- 1932World 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.
- 1948Creation of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
- 1969General strike in Córdoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest.
- 1973Tom Bradley is elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California.
- 1982Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit Canterbury Cathedral.
- 1990The Russian parliament elects Boris Yeltsin president of the Russian SFSR.
- 2001U.S. Supreme Court rules that disabled golfer Casey Martin can use a cart to ride in tournaments.
- 2004The World War II Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
Who were born on May 29?
- 1823John H. Balsley, American carpenter (d. 1895)
- 1903Bob Hope, British-born comedian and actor (d. 2003)
- 1933Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
- 1960Carol Kirkwood, Scottish weather presenter
- 1972Simon Jones, British musician (The Verve)
- 1973Mark Lee, American musician (guitarist for Third Day)
- 1978Adam Rickitt, British actor
- 1987Noah Reid, Canadian actor
- 1987Timur Özgöz, German footballer
- 1989Riley Keough, American model
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