What Happened on May 29, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Igor Stravinsky's ballet score "The Rite of Spring" premieres in Paris, provoking a riot

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Composer
Igor Stravinsky


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