May 29 in History – What happened on 29 May in Past

29 May - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on May 29, the day number in a year is 149 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 150. May 29 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

May 29 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
757Saint Paul-I began his term as Catholic Pope.
1176Wars of the Guelphs and Ghibellines-The Lombard Leaguedefeated the forces of the Holy Roman Empire in Legnano, Lombardy,present-day Italy.
1328Philip VI is crowned King of France. Philip VI, called the Fortunate and of Valois, was the first King of France from the House of Valois. He reigned from 1328 until his death. Philip's reign was dominated by the consequences of a succession dispute. When King Charles IV the Fair died without a male heir in 1328, the nearest male relative was his nephew Edward III of England, who inherited his claim through his mother Isabella of France, the sister of the dead king.
1453With the conquest of Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire fell to the Ottomans.
1658Dara Shukoh was utterly defeated by Aurangzeb in the battle of Samugarh near Agra. Dara Shikoh was the eldest son and the heir-apparent of the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. He was favoured as a successor by his father and his sister Princess Jahanara Begum Sahib, but was defeated by his younger brother Prince Muhiuddin in a bitter struggle for the imperial throne.
1658Aurangzeb defeated Dara Shikoh at the Battle of Samugarh.
1677Treaty of Middle Plantation established peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Natives. The treaty designated those that signed as “tributary tribe(s),” meaning they were guaranteed their homeland territories, hunting and fishing rights, the right to keep and bear arms, and other colonial protections so long as they maintained obedience and subjugation to the English Empire.
1724Pope Benedict XIII was born Piero Orsini, who succeeded him as Pope in 245th.
1727Peter-II became a Tsar of Russia at the age of 11.
1733The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves in Quebec City was retained.
1780American Revolutionary War-A mainly Loyalist force rejectedthe Continental Army troops' surrender and continued killing the Patriotsoldiers, including men who were not resisting.
1790Rhode Island ratified the United States Constitution and became the last of the 13 original states to do so.
1852Swedish operatic soprano Jenny Lind concluded a successful concert tour of the US under the management of showman P. T. Barnum.
1861The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was established.
1867By the Austro-Hungarian Compromise, signed by Franz Joseph Iof Austria and a Hungarian delegation led by Ferenc Deák, the DualMonarchy of Austria-Hungary was established.
1874The current constitution took effect in Switzerland.
1900N'Djamena, now the capital of Chad, was founded as Fort-Lamy byFrench commander Émile Gentil.
1911English dramatist W. S. Gilbert of the songwriting duo Gilbertand Sullivan died while saving a young woman from drowning in his lake.
1913During the premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the avant-garde nature of the music and choreography caused a near-riot in the audience.
1914The ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland sank in the SaintLawrence River after colliding with the Storstad, killing 1,012 onboard.
1915Tofilobraga became the President of Portugal.
1933Gandhi ends his 21-day fast, his second for the cause of the 'untouchables.' He was fighting for the rights of dalits or lower caste people of community who were considered as untouchables and were prohibited from entering in holy places. He coined the term Harijan for untouchables.
1935The Messerschmitt Bf 109, the most produced fighter aircraft inhistory, had its first flight.
1942Bing Crosby recorded his version of the song 'White Christmas',which went on to become the best-selling single of all time, with over50 million copies sold.
1947Establishment of Indian Standard Institution. In the twilight years of British rule in India, when the country was faced with the gigantic task of building up the industrial infrastructure, it was the Institution of Engineers (India), which prepared the first draft of the Constitution of an Institution which could take up the task of formulation of National Standards.
1947An airplane crashed in a mountainous area on the Flugelag Islands, killing 25 people.
1948Creation of the United Nations peacekeeping force -the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization. The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) is an organization founded for peacekeeping in the Middle East. Its primary task was providing the military command structure to the peace keeping forces in the Middle East to enable the peace keepers to observe and maintain the cease-fire, and as may be necessary in assisting the parties to the Armistice Agreements.
1953Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on Tenzing Norgay's (adopted) 39th birthday. Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Tenzing Norgay born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer.
1953Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach Mount Everest.
1954The first annual Bilderberg Group meeting of leaders from European countries and the United States took place in Oosterbeek, Netherlands.
1959Charles de Gaulle became the President of France. He founded the Fifth Republic and was elected President of France, resigned from that post in 1969. He was one of the influential people in France during the Cold War era.
1965Indian Everest team sets a world record by climbing the Everest for the fourth time. It was the first time when any of the expedition team reached the peak of everest fourth time in the world. This expedition earned a lot of appreciation around the world.
1970United Russia did the underground nuclear test.
1972Actor and founder of Prithvi Theater, Prithviraj Kapoor passed away.
1982Falklands War-Approximately 1,000 Argentine forcessurrendered, ending the Battle of Goose Green.
1983Neil Bonnett recorded his 24th race in the world at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
1985A wall at Brussels' Heysel Stadium collapsed under the pressureof football fans escaping a riot before the European Cup Final betweenLiverpool and Juventus, killing 39 people and injuring over 600 others.
199056 died due to earthquake in South American country Peru.
1990European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD).
1999Civil power was established in Nigeria.
2002NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed. The organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.
2002The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet Mars. 2001 Mars Odyssey is a robotic spacecraft orbiting the planet Mars. The project was developed by NASA, and contracted out to Lockheed Martin. Its mission is to use spectrometers and a thermal imager to detect evidence of past or present water and ice, as well as study the planet's geology and radiation environment.
2007Rio Mori of Japan became Miss Universe 2007.



Famous Birthdays of May 29:

YearName / Profession / Country
1961Melissa Etheridge / Writer / United States of America
1945Martin Pipe / Jockey / United Kingdom
1962Chloé Sainte-Marie / Singer / Canada
1905Sebastian Shaw / Actor / United Kingdom
1937Charles W. Pickering / Lawyer / United States of America
1933Helmuth Rilling / Educator / Germany
1722James FitzGerald / Politician / Ireland
1933Tarquinio Provini / Motorcycle Racer / Italy
1993Grete Šadeiko / Heptathlete / Estonia
1926Katie Boyle / Actress / United Kingdom
1977Marco Cassetti / Footballer / Italy
1957Mohsen Makhmalbaf / Film Director / Iran
1950Rebbie Jackson / Actress / United States of America
1948Michael Berkeley / Composer / United Kingdom
1976Raef LaFrentz / Basketball Player / United States of America
1976Caçapa / Footballer / Brazil
1823John H. Balsley / Inventor / United States of America
1944Bob Benmosche / Business Man / United States of America
1937Irmin Schmidt / Composer / Germany
1938Christopher Bland / Politician / United Kingdom
1917John F. Kennedy / Politician / United States of America
1893Max Brand / Author / United States of America
1504Antun Vrančić / Bishop / Croatia
1974Stephen Larkham / Rugby Player / Australia
1967Noel Gallagher / Writer / United Kingdom
1899Douglas Abbott / Politician / Canada
1954Jerry Moran / Politician / United States of America
1972Bill Curley / Basketball Player / United States of America
1985Nathan Horton / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1982Nataliya Dobrynska / Heptathlete / Ukraine

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