On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1996

Historical Events

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2

Historic Event

Space Shuttle STS 77 Endeavour 11), lands

Famous Deaths

  • Jeremy Sinden, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • Tamara Toumanova, Georgian-American prima ballerina, dies at 77
1996 Highlights

About May 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini