On This Day

Historical Events on May 29 (Part 2)

  • 2015 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 3
  • 2016 IPL Cricket Final, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs; David Warner 69 (38)
  • 2016 Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, GC at Harbor Shores: Rocco Mediate wins his lone career major title by 3 strokes from Colin Montgomerie of Scotland
  • 2016 Indianapolis 500: American driver Alexander Rossi of Andretti Herta Autosport runs out of fuel on the final lap but coasts across line for the victory in 100th running of the race

Sports History

2017 Tiger Woods is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida

  • 2017 Violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead
  • 2018 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns over an extramarital affair and illegal use of a donor list

Film & TV History

2018 ABC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet

  • 2018 Heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan, kills 65 as temperatures soar above 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 2018 Starbucks closes more than 8,000 US stores early for racial bias training after two black men wrongly arrested in a store in April
  • 2018 Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko fakes his own death with Ukrainian security services to foil an assassination plot
  • 2018 Death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study

Historic Event

2019 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

  • 2019 16 people charged for setting fire to and murdering a teenager who reported sexual harassment at an Islamic school in Feni, Bangladesh
  • 2019 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)

Historic Event

2019 British politician Boris Johnson ordered to appear in court over claims he lied to the public during Britain's Brexit campaign

Election of Interest

2019 Israel's Knesset calls a snap election after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a government

  • 2019 Transgender no longer classified as a mental health illness by the World Health Organization
  • 2019 Tourist boat sinks after colliding with another boat on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, killing 28 people
  • 2021 UEFA Champions League Final, Porto: Kai Havertz scores just before halftime to give Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester City in an all-English final; Blues' second CL title