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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Space Shuttle STS 77 Endeavour 11), lands

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Marc Garneau

Famous Deaths

  • James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist, dies at 77
  • Jeremy Sinden, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • Tamara Toumanova, dancer, dies at 77
1996 Highlights

About May 29, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini