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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1877

John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63

Death
1880

Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)

Birth
1881

Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer

Birth
1883

Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73

Death
1883

WFLC Marianne, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies

Death
1883

William Beatton Moonie, composer

Birth
1884

1st steam cable trams start in highgate

Event
1885

Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer (theory of relativity)

Birth
1885

Alfred von Meissner, Austria physician/writer (Ziska), dies at 63

Death
1889

August Strindberg's "Hemsoborna," premieres in Copenhagen

Event
1890

Francis de Bourguignon, composer

Birth
1892

Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)

Birth
1892

Baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74

Death
1894

Beatrice Lillie, Toronto, comedian/actress (Around World in 80 Days)

Birth
1894

Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)

Birth
1896

George L Funke, botanist (Flower Physiology)

Birth
1897

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)

Birth
1897

31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23¬

Event
1897

Ignace Lilien, composer

Birth
1899

Frantz Jehin-Prume, composer, dies at 60

Death
1900

25th Preakness: H Spencer aboard Hindus wins in 1:48.4

Event
1900

Trademark "Escalator" registered by Otis Elevator Co

Event
1902

Dutch State Mine law forms

Event
1903

Bob Hope, [Leslie Townes], Kent England, entertainer (famous profile)

Birth
1904

Robert Knox, bacteriologist

Birth