On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2011

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Valhalla GC: Tom Watson wins his 6th and final Champions Tour major title with a birdie on the first playoff hole against David Eger

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

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
2011 Highlights

About May 29, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini