On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania

Famous Birthdays

  • Fela Sowande, Nigerian musician and composer, born in Abeokuta, Nigeria (d. 1987)
  • Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), born in Holt, England (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer, dies at 55