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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1980

"Billy Bishop Goes to War" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 12 perfs

Event
1980

53rd National Spelling Bee: Jacques Bailly wins spelling elucubrate

Event
1980

Attempted assassination on Vernon Jordan Jr National Urban League pres

Event
1980

Val‚rie Hould-Marchand, Riviere-Du-Loup QU, synchro swim (Oly-silv-96)

Birth
1980

Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA rookie of year

Event
1980

J Turners "Juliet and Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in NYC

Event
1981

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1982

Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43

Death
1982

Pentagon plans 1st strategy to fight a nuclear war

Event
1982

1st papal visit to Britain since 1531

Event
1982

"I Know What Boys Like," by The Waitresses hits #62

Event
1983

Richard Jackson, Redlands Calif, actor (Ryan Meyers-Saved by the Bell)

Birth
1983

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1983

Yuri Dumchev of USSR throws discus a record 71.86 m

Event
1984

Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) and #4 (Joe Cronin)

Event
1985

Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot

Event
1985

39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccor match

Death
1985

Madge West, actress (Grandma-McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93

Death
1986

59th National Spelling Bee: Jon Pennington wins spelling odontalgia

Event
1987

Alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40

Death
1987

"Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor

Event
1987

Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games

Event
1987

Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains

Event
1988

Sherri Turner wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1988

President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan

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