Friday, May 29, 2020
History for May 29 - On-This-Day.com
Patrick Henry 1736 - Prominent figure in the American Revolution, known for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Gilbert Keith Chesterton 1874 - Writer of philosophy, ontolory, poetry, Oswald Spengler (Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler) 1880 - German historian and philosopher
Bob Hope 1903 - Comedian, actor, John Fitzgerald Kennedy (U.S.) 1917 - 35th President of the United States, refered to by his initials JFK, Paul Erlich 1932 - Biologist, educator
1953 - Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became first men to reach the top of Mount Everest.
1990 - Boris Yeltsin was elected president of the Russian republic by the Russian parliament.