May 29th celebrates Paper Clip Day as well as Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day.
Welcome to day 149 of the year folks, there are 215 days left of the year.
Learn the facts about what happened on this day throughout history, including important events & fun happenings that occurred today.
Did you know that on this day in 1999, the Space Shuttle Discovery became the first to dock with the International Space Station? This was the Space Shuttle program’s second ISS mission.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about May 29th in history!
What memorable events happened on May 29 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Transgender became no longer classified as a mental health illness by the World Health Organization.
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko faked his own death.
The media reported that Arkady had been assassinated on his way home to his Kyiv apartment. He appeared on a live Ukrainian television at a press conference the next day. The staged death was intended to expose Russian agents.
Starbucks closed over 8,000 US stores.
The temporary closures were to make time for racial bias training – training 175,000 employees. The training session was not mandatory but encouraged.
Jurassic World, directed by Colin Trevorrow, premiered in Paris.
In the Super Rugby Final at Orlando Stadium, the Bulls defended their title with a 25-17 win over the Stormers in an all-South African final.
Black women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth gave her famous speech “Ain’t I A Woman?” at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
Truth was the first black lady to publicly address that there should be equal rights for black women and men. She dedicated her life to fighting for equal rights and is known as one of the most influential black women orators of the 19th Century.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Noel Gallagher. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
John F. Kennedy
Nov 22, 1963 (Age 46)
48 years old
56 years old
Brandon Mychal Smith
34 years old
What is your favorite quote from May 29th? Here are the most noteworthy quotes said on this day in history.
I find it difficult being outside. I don’t mind when it turns into black night, but once the hours of dusk come, I get very anxious.
Absence is the highest form of presence.
All life is just a progression toward, and then a recession from, one phrase – ‘I love you.’
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
This time-honored tradition goes back hundreds of years and is widely celebrated for bringing about good luck and prosperity. So grab yourself a piece of that good fortune by placing your pillow on top of your fridge. If there’s no room, inside your fridge also works!
National Paper Clip Day
Paperclips are so handy and versatile that the first patent for one was actually to clip paper to fabric, not for holding paper together! Celebrate today by learning new uses for this humble invention; we’re sure there are some that you don’t know yet!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Eminem’s mother filed an $11 million defamation lawsuit against him because of his lyrics about her. She settled for $25,000, and $23,354.25 of that went to her lawyer.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on May 29th shares the star sign of Gemini.
Life with a Gemini is rarely dull. Geminis get bored easily, and they don’t like it, so they’ll go out of their way to cure this boredom and find some new and interesting ideas to explore.
All those born in the month of May have the Emerald birthstone. The emerald is associated with fertility, love, and rebirth and provides wisdom, growth, and patience.
For people born on May 29, your estimated date of conception falls on September 5 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on May 29th, 2023, will be due next year around February 19th.