On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2015

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 Telangana 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
  • Peter Cropper, British violinist (Lindsay Quartet, 1965-2005), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • 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
2015 Highlights

About May 29, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini