What Happened on May 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
  • Space Shuttle STS 77 Endeavour 11), lands

Famous Deaths

  • James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • Tamara Toumanova, dancer, dies at 77