May 29 Holidays

May 29 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | May 29 Calendar

May 29th Daily Holidays include:

  • Composting Day
  • End of the Middle Ages Day
  • International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
  • Jefferson Davis Birthday – May 29, 2023 (State of Mississippi)
  • Learn About Composting Day
  • Memorial Day – May 29, 2023 (Last Monday in May)
  • National Biscuit Day
  • National Coq Au Vin Day
  • National Hamburger Day – May 29, 2023 (Always Memorial Day, also July 28 and December 21)
  • Paper Clip Day
  • Pentecost Monday (also known as Whit Monday) – May 29, 2023
  • Pink Flamingo Day
  • Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day – May 29, 2023 (Last Monday in May / Same Day as Memorial Day)
  • Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day
  • Whit Monday (also known as Pentecost Monday) – May 29, 2023
  • World Digestive Health Day

May 29: Famous Birthdays

  • May 29, 1736 – Patrick Henry, American lawyer and politician who was the 1st Governor of Virginia (d. 1799)
  • May 29, 1903 – Bob Hope, English-American actor, singer, author, and producer (d. 2003 at the age of 100)
  • May 29, 1917 – John F. Kennedy (JFK), American Navy lieutenant and politician who became the 35th President of the United States until his assassination on November 22, 1963
  • May 29, 1956 – La Toya Jackson, American singer, songwriter, actress
  • May 29, 1959 – Rupert Everett, English actor and novelist (My Best Friends Wedding)
  • May 29, 1961 – Melissa Etheridge, American singer, songwriter

May 29: Historical Events

  • May 29, 1790 – Rhode Island is admitted as the 13th U.S. State
  • May 29, 1848 – Wisconsin is admitted as the 30th U.S. State
  • May 29, 1914 – The RMS Empress of Ireland sinks in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and 1,012 people lose their lives.
  • May 29, 1950 – The St. Roch arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada after being the first ship to circumnavigate North America
  • May 29, 1954 – First of the annual Bilderberg conferences
  • May 29, 1988 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan travels to the Soviet Union for the first time to a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev
  • May 29, 1999 – The Space Shuttle Discovery completes it’s first docking with the International Space State
  • May 29, 2004 – The National World War II Memorial is dedicated in Washington D.C.
  • May 29, 2015 – One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan in New York City opens

May 29: Music Events

  • May 29, 1965 – Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys hits #1
  • May 29, 1971 – Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones hit #1 on the Hot 100 chart and stays at the top for 2 weeks
  • May 29, 1976 – Love Hangover by Diana Ross hits #1 in America
  • May 29, 1984 – Private Dancer, the comeback album for Tina Turner is released

May 29: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for May 29 is Gemini.

May Birthstone:

What is the May Birthstone? Emerald

As the birthstone for May, the emerald, a symbol of rebirth, is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth.


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