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Monday, May 29, 2017

This is 149th day of the year and 216 days remain in the year.

in history
1765
Patrick Henry bitterly denounced the Stamp Act in the Virginia House of Burgesses.
1790
Rhode Island became the 13th state in the United States, the last of the original colonies to ratify the Constitution.
1848
Wisconsin became the 30th state in the United States.
1917
John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Mass.
1942
Bing Crosby recorded his version of “White Christmas.” It would go on to sell over 30 million copies.
1953
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
1990
Boris Yeltsin was elected president of the Russian republic by the parliament.
May 29 Birthdays John F. Kennedy 1917–1963, former president
Bob Hope American comedian
Al Unser, Sr. auto racer
Melissa Ethridge musician
Patrick Henry statesman
T. H. White author



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