May 29: Day of the Week
May 29, 2023 is the 149th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 216 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 363Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city.
- 1176Battle of Legnano: The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick I.
- 1660English Restoration: Charles II is restored to the throne of Great Britain.
- 1848Wisconsin is admitted as the 30th U.S. state.
- 1867The Austro-Hungarian agreement known as Ausgleich (“the Compromise”) is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austro-Hungarian Empire; on June 8 Emperor Franz Joseph is crowned King of Hungary.
- 1931Born October 19, 1899 in Sardinia, Michele “Mike” Schirru, Anarchist against Fascism, U.S. Citizen is executed by Italian military firing squad for intent to kill Benito Mussolini. The U.S. Government did nothing to help Schirru.
- 1950The St. Roch, the first ship to circumnavigate North America, arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
- 1953Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on Tenzing Norgay’s (adopted) 39th birthday.
- 1969General strike in Córdoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest.
- 1988U.S. President Ronald Reagan begins his first visit to the Soviet Union when he arrives in Moscow for a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Who were born on May 29?
- 1594Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632)
- 1893Max Brand, American author and war correspondent (d. 1944)
- 1907Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman and senator (d. 2002)
- 1913Tony Zale, American boxer (d. 1997)
- 1933Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
- 1956LaToya Jackson, American singer
- 1964Howard Mills III, American politician
- 1971Bernd Mayländer, Formula One Safety Car driver
- 1978Sébastien Grosjean, French tennis player
- 1982Ailyn, Spanish singer (Sirenia)
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