On This Day: May 29th
This is 150th day of the year and 216 days remain in the year.
Rhode Island became the 13th state in the United States, the last of the original colonies to ratify the Constitution.
John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Mass.
Bing Crosby recorded his version of “White Christmas.” It would go on to sell over 30 million copies.
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
May 29 BirthdaysJohn F. Kennedy1917–1963, former president
Bob HopeAmerican comedian
Al Unser, Sr.auto racer
T. H. Whiteauthor