Wednesday May 29, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 29: Day of the Week

May 29, 2024 is the 150th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 216 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

May 2024

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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.

May 29 Historical Event(s)

Battle of Legnano: The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick I.
Council of Constance.
Fall of Constantinople: Ottoman armies under Sultan Mehmed II Fatih capture Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ending the Byzantine Empire. Although the date of May 29, 1453, is that of the Julian Calendar, the event is commemorated in Istanbul on this day of the present Gregorian calendar.
Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Natives.
Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia.
The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was founded, in Hong Kong.
AEK Athens FC is established on the anniversary of the siege of Constantinople by the Turks.
Tom Bradley is elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California.
Signing of an agreement Egypt - U.S. manufacturing parts of the fighter F-16 in Egypt.
The Russian parliament elects Boris Yeltsin president of the Russian SFSR.

Who were born on May 29?

John H. Balsley, American carpenter (d. 1895)
Taihō Kōki, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 48th Yokozuna
Kevin Conway, American actor
Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
Ukyo Katayama, Japanese racing driver
Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
Közi, Japanese visual kei artist
Antonio Lebo-Lebo, Angolan footballer
Massimo Ambrosini, Italian footballer
Casey Sheehan, American soldier; son of Cindy Sheehan (d. 2004)

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