On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • Roberto Di Matteo, Italian soccer midfielder, manager (Italy 34 caps, Lazio, Chelsea), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Eve Hesse, German born Jewish American sculptor dies of a brain tumour aged 34
  • John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), dies at 68