Historical Events on May 29th, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Boris Yeltsin is elected President of the Russian Republic

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Dow Jones average hits a record 2,870.49
  • NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb