On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 2019

Historical Events

  • 16 people charged for setting fire to and murdering a teenager who reported sexual harassment at an Islamic school in Feni, Bangladesh

Historic Event

British politician Boris Johnson ordered to appear in court over claims he lied to the public during Britain's Brexit campaign

Election of Interest

Israel's Knesset calls a snap election after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a government

  • Tourist boat sinks after colliding with another boat on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, killing 28 people
  • Transgender no longer classified as a mental health illness by the World Health Organization

Historic Event

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller says charging President Donald Trump with a crime never an option as no legal means to charge a sitting president; and that his report does not exonerate the president

  • World's smallest surviving baby, a girl, discharged from Sharp March Birch Hospital in San Diego after being born at 23 weeks weighing 8.6 ounces (245 grams)
2019 Highlights

About May 29, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini