May 29, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
  • Jesse Timmedequas found guilty of rape and murder of Megan Kanka, 7
  • Span scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil

Deaths in History

  • John Sengstacke, publisher (Defender), dies at 84