On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris

  • Heat wave in India centered in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as the President of Nigeria

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari
  • NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 3
  • Sepp Blatter is elected to a fifth term as president of FIFA

Famous Deaths

  • Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), dies at 88
  • Doris Hart, American tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), dies at 89
  • Henry Carr, American athlete (2 Olympic gold 200m, 4x400m relay 1964), dies at 72