On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Court Room" by Clarence Carter hits #61
  • Indianapolis 500: Defending champion Al Unser Snr becomes first and only driver to win race on his birthday; leads for final 83 laps

Famous Birthdays

  • √Čric Lucas, Canadian boxer (WBC Super Middleweight title 2001-02), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Martin Lohse, Danish classical composer (In Liquid; Tree Haiku), born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Max Trapp, German composer, dies at 83
1971 Highlights

About May 29, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini