On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • France resoundingly rejects the European Constitution
  • Indianapolis 500: Dan Wheldon wins in 3:10:21.0769 (253.637 km/h)

Famous Deaths

  • George Rochberg, American composer (Concord Quartet), dies at 86
  • María de los Ángeles Alvariño González, Spanish marine biologist and oceanographer, dies at 88
  • Oscar Brown, American singer and songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit), dies at 78