On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hong Kong student activist group Scholarism started by Joshua Wong and Ivan Lam

Activist Joshua Wong
Joshua Wong
  • Indianapolis 500: Dan Wheldon wins in 2:56:11.7267 (274.015 km/h)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Clements, American politician, Governor of Texas (1987-91), dies at 94
  • Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian politician, President of Hungary (b. 1931)
  • Sergei Bagapsh, Abkhazian president (b. 1949)
  • William "Bill" Roycroft, Australian equestrian 3 day (Olympic bronze 1976), dies at 96