MAY 29 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1860 ~ Isaac Albéniz the Spanish pianist and composer was born on the 29th May 1860 (died 1909).

1886 ~ The 1st COCA~COLA advertisement was placed by Chemist John Pemberton on the 29th day of May in 1886. The Coca~Cola ad appeared in the Atlanta Journal.

1903 ~ BOB HOPE the English born American comedian and actor was born born Leslie Hope on the 29th day of May in 1903 (died 2003 aged 100).

1917 ~ John F. Kennedy the American lieutenant and 35th President of the United States was born on the 29th May 1917 (died 1963).

1919 ~ ALBERT EiNSTEiN‘s theory of general relativity was tested on the 29th day of May in 1919.

1945 ~ Gary Brooker the English singer-songwriter and pianist from Procol Harum was born on the 29th May 1945.

1953 ~ EDMUND HiLLARY & TENZiNG NORGAY became the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on the 29th day of May in 1953.

Mount Everest from Kalapatthar (photo by Pavel Novak)
Mount Everest from Kalapatthar (photo by Pavel Novak)

1953Danny Elfman the American singer-songwriter from Oingo Boingo was born on the 29th May 1953.

1961 ~ Melissa Etheridge the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist was born on the 29th May 1961.

1967 ~ Noel Gallagher the English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Oasis was born on the 29th May 1967.

1975 ~ Mel B the English the singer-songwriter from Spice Girls was born Melanie Brown on the 29th May 1975.

1999SPACE SHUTTLE DiSCOVERY completed the first docking with the International Space Station on the 29th day of May in 1999.

Today in History for May 29th ~ video presented by the Associated Press

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