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29 May

363 – Roman Empire – Battle of Ctesiphon (Roman-Persian Wars) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ctesiphon_(363)

757 – Rome – Paul I became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Paul_I

1108 – Spain – Battle of Uclés (Reconquista). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ucl%C3%A9s_(1108)

1167 – Holy Roman Empire – Battle of Monte Porzio. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monte_Porzio

1176 – Italy – Battle of Legnano. http://burnpit.us/2010/05/battle-legnano-italians-defeat-frederick-barbarossa%E2%80%99s-germans

1328 – France – Coronation of Philip VI. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_VI_of_France

1453 – Byzantine Empire – Siege of Constantinople ended (Byzantine-Ottoman Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Constantinople

1645 – China – Yangzhou Massacre ended, 800,000 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangzhou_massacre

1660 – England/Scotland/Ireland – Charles II restored to throne. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=charles2

1677 – America – Treaty of Middle Plantation signed. http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Articles_of_Peace_1677

1724 – Rome – Cardinal Pierfrancesco Orsini became Pope Benedict XIII. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Benedict_XIII

1780 – America – Battle of Waxhawa (American Revolutionary War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Waxhaws

1790 – USA – Rhode Island became 13th State. http://history.house.gov/HistoricalHighlight/Detail/35264

1798 – Ireland – Gibbet Rath Massacre, 300-500 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibbet_Rath_massacre

1848 – USA – Wisconsin became 30th State. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wisconsin-enters-the-union


1914 – Canada – RMS Empress of Ireland sank in Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1024 killed. https://youtu.be/X0lT2dlnKdU WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?30437

1918 – Armenia – Battle of Sardarabad began (Caucasu Campaign, WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sardarabad

1943 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Wuppertal (WWII).

1944 – Germany – USAAF bombers attacked Marienburg & Posen (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1947 – USA – United Airlines Flight 521 crashed at New York-LaGuardia Airport, NY, 43 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470529-1

1947 – Iceland – Flugfélag Islands plane crashed at Héòinsfjöròur, 25 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470529-2

1947 – Japan – USAAF plane crashed near Atsugi-NAS, 41 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470529-3

1953 – Nepal – Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became first to reach Mount Everest Summit. http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/everest/sir-edmund-hillary-tenzing-norgay-1953/

1982 – Falklands Island – Battle of Goose Green ended (Falklands War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Goose_Green  http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/GooseGreen-Thefirstmajorlandvictory.cfm


1985 – Belgium – Heysel Stadium disaster, Brussels, 39 killed. https://youtu.be/44xynnPXmAE WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/sport/football/football-heysel-hillsborough-juventus-liverpool/index.html

2008 – Iceland – Earthquake measuring 6.1Mw, epicentre in Selfoss. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7426369.stm

2012 – Italy – Earthquake measuring 5.8Mw, epicentre in Emilia-Romagna, 17 killed. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ucestor/research-earthquake/EPICentre_Report_EPI-FO-290512.pdf

2015 – USA – One World Trade Centre, New York City, observatory opened to public. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3103171/New-York-s-new-bird-s-eye-view-One-World-Trade-Center-Observatory-opens-public-pays-tribute-city-s-resilience.html

York

1660 – Effigies of Cromwell and Judge Bradshaw hung on gallows in Pavement.

1805 – Benjamin Aldroyd was executed at gallows behind Castle Walls.

http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf

1963 – Beatles appeared at Rialto Theatre (3rd concert). http://yorkbeatlesappreciationsociety.blogspot.co.uk/p/blog-page.html