What Happened on May 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American golfer Sandra Palmer wins first of 2 majors (Titleholders Championship, US Open 1975) by a massive 10 strokes
  • The Official IRA announce a ceasefire

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Curley, NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers, Minn Timberwolves)
  • David Hendrix, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • Kenny McEntyre, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • Kevin McDougal, CFL quarterback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Közi, Japanese visual kei artist
  • Stanislas Renoult, French singer

Famous Deaths

  • Moe Berg, American baseball player and spy (b. 1902)
  • Stephen Timoshenko, Ukrainian-born mechanical engineer (b. 1878)