On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

ABC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study
  • Heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan, kills 65 as temperatures soar above 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns over an extramarital affair and illegal use of a donor list
  • Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko fakes his own death with Ukrainian security services to foil an assassination plot
  • Starbucks closes more than 8,000 US stores early for racial bias training after two black men wrongly arrested in a store in April