Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 29th May special in the world history.
US space shuttle Discovery became the first spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station
US President Ronald Reagan visited the USSR for the first time. He attended a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Death of Mary Pickford, Canadian-born American actress, co-founder of United Artists film studios
Manchester United first English club to win the European Cup
Death of Juan Ramón Jiménez, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize winner .
Everest conquered by Hillary and Tensing
Einsteins general theory of relativity was tested (and later confirmed) by Arthur Eddington in Principe, West Africa, and Andrew Crommelin in Brazil, during a total solar eclipse
Death of W S Gilbert, librettist of The Savoy Operas
Death of Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Putney Bridge opens in London
Death of Humphry Davy, chemist and inventor of the miners safety lamp.
Restoration of British monarchy (Charles II) – 'Oak Apple Day' – theatres reopened
Death of John Penry, a leader in the Welsh reformation who wanted the Bible translated into Welsh and was eventually executed.
Fall of Constantinople and the end of the Byzantine Empire.
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An earthquake in the Turkish city of Antioch killed and estimated 250,000 people.
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