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

  • Ezekiel Ansah, Ghanaian NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 2015, Seattle Seahawks), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Riley Keough, American actress and model, grand daughter of Elvis Presley, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sanah Kadoura, Lebanese-Canadian jazz drummer and percussionist, born in Calgary, Alberta

Famous Deaths

  • John Cipollina, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies from a longterm lung disease at 45
1989 Highlights

About May 29, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini