On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Southern Pines CC: Sandra Palmer wins first of 2 majors by a massive 10 strokes from Judy Rankin and Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • The Official IRA announce a ceasefire

Famous Birthdays

  • Közi, Japanese visual kei artist
  • Stanislas Renoult, French singer

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Ruthven Lang, American composer (Irish Love Song), dies at 104
  • Moe Berg, American baseball player and spy (b. 1902)
  • Stephen Timoshenko, Ukrainian-born mechanical engineer (b. 1878)