On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1989

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philadelphia Phillies 12-time All Star 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt retires from MLB at 39

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

ChinaGoddess of Democracy

Student pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square, China construct a replica of the Statue of Liberty, naming it the Goddess of Democracy

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Hundreds of thousands of Chinese protest around a 10-meter replica of the Statue of Liberty they called the Goddess of Democracy
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese protest around a 10-meter replica of the Statue of Liberty they called the Goddess of Democracy
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Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Riley Keough, grand daughter of Elvis Presley
  • Ezekiel Ansah, Ghanaian NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 2015, Seattle Seahawks), born in Accra, Ghana

Famous Deaths

  • John Cipollina, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies from a longterm illness at 45
1989 Highlights

About May 29, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini