On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US 1st Marine division conquers Shuri Castle, Okinawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Brooker, English rock keyboardist and singer (Procol Harum), born in Hackney, London
  • Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, Minister of State (Scotland)
  • Martin Pipe, English racehorse trainer (15-time Champion Hunt Trainer), born in Taunton, Somerset