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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1905

Jan [Johannes] Teulings, Dutch actor/director (That Joyous Eve)

Birth
1905

Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer, dies at 55

Death
1905

Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania

Event
1905

Sebastian Shaw, Holt England, actor (Return of Jedi, Chimera)

Birth
1905

Fela Sowande, composer

Birth
1906

Terence Hanbury White, Bombay India, novelist (England Have My Bones)

Birth
1906

Hans Joachim Schaeuble, composer

Birth
1907

Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic

Birth
1909

Neil R[onald] Jones, US, sci-fi author (Space War, Twin Worlds)

Birth
1909

Frank "Home Run" Baker's 1st career home run

Event
1910

Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker

Birth
1910

Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Russian composer (Islamej), dies at 73

Death
1910

Pope's encyclical on Editae Saepe, against church reformers

Event
1911

James Marjoribanks, British ambassador

Birth
1911

Louis Wain, agricultural scientist

Birth
1911

William Schwenck Gilbert, Engl writer (Gilbert and Sullivan), dies at 74

Death
1911

1st running of Indianapolis 500

Event
1912

15 young women fired by Curtis Publishing for dancing "Turkey Trot" during their lunch break

Event
1912

John B M R "John" Hanlo, Dutch poet (Go to the Mosque)

Birth
1913

Douglas Black, physician

Birth
1913

Iris Adrian, LA Calif, actress (Blue Hawaii, Bluebeard)

Birth
1914

Ship rams Canadian ship Empress of Ireland on St Lawrence R; 1024 die

Event
1915

Igor Buketoff, Hartford Conn, conductor (Iceland Symph 1964-65)

Birth
1915

David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales)

Birth
1915

Lord Huntingfield, British agent to UN Secreteriat

Birth