May 29 events in history

363 The Roman emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city
1108 Battle of Uclés: Almoravid troops under the command of Tamim ibn Yusuf defeat a Castile and León alliance under the command of Prince Sancho Alfónsez
1167 Battle of Monte Porzio – A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel
1176 Battle of Legnano: The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick I
1328 Philip VI is crowned King of France
1414 Council of Constance
1453 Fall of Constantinople: Ottoman armies under Sultan Mehmed II Fatih captures Constantinople after a 53-day siege, ending the Byzantine Empire
1660 English Restoration: Charles II is restored to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland
1677 Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Natives
1727 Peter II becomes Czar of Russia
1733 The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City
1780 American Revolutionary War: At the Battle of Waxhaws, the British continue attacking after the Continentals lay down their arms, killing 113 and critically wounding all but 53 that remained
1790 Rhode Island becomes the last of the original United States' colonies to ratify the Constitution and is admitted as the 13th U.S. state
1798 United Irishmen Rebellion: Between 300 and 500 United Irishmen are massacred by the British Army in County Kildare, Ireland
1807 Mustafa IV became Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of Islam
1848 Wisconsin is admitted as the 30th U.S. state
1852 Jenny Lind leaves New York after her two-year American tour
1861 The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce is founded, in Hong Kong
1864 Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico arrives in Mexico for the first time
1867 The Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 ("the Compromise") is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austro-Hungarian Empire
1868 The assassination of Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, in Belgrade
1886 The pharmacist John Pemberton places his first advertisement for Coca-Cola, which appeared in The Atlanta Journal
1900 N'Djamena is founded as Fort-Lamy by the French commander Émile Gentil
1903 In the May coup d'état, Alexander I, King of Serbia, and Queen Draga, are assassinated in Belgrade by the Black Hand (Crna Ruka) organization
1913 Igor Stravinsky's ballet score The Rite of Spring receives its premiere performance in Paris, France, provoking a riot
1914 The Ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland sinks in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence with the loss of 1,024 lives
1918 Armenia defeats the Ottoman Army in the Battle of Sardarabad
1919 Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity is tested (later confirmed) by Arthur Eddington and Andrew Claude de la Cherois Crommelin
1919 The Republic of Prekmurje is founded
1931 Michele Schirru, a citizen of the United States, is executed by Italian military firing squad for intent to kill Benito Mussolini
1932 World War I veterans begin to assemble in Washington, D.C., in the Bonus Army to request cash bonuses promised to them to be paid in 1945
1935 First flight of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aeroplane
1939 The Albanian fascist leader Tefik Mborja is appointed as member of the Italian Chamber of Fasces and Corporations
1940 The first flight of the Vought F4U Corsair
1942 Bing Crosby, the Ken Darby Singers and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra record Irving Berlin's "White Christmas", the best-selling Christmas single in history
1945 First combat mission of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator heavy bomber
1948 Creation of the United Nations peacekeeping force the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
1950 The St. Roch, the first ship to circumnavigate North America, arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1953 Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, on Tenzing Norgay's (adopted) 39th birthday
1954 First of the annual Bilderberg conferences
1964 The Arab League meets in East Jerusalem to discuss the Palestinian question, leading to the formation of the Palestine Liberation Organization
1969 General strike in Córdoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest
1973 Tom Bradley is elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California
1982 Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit Canterbury Cathedral
1982 Falklands War: British forces defeat the Argentines at the Battle of Goose Green
1985 Heysel Stadium disaster: Thirty-nine association football fans die and hundreds are injured when a dilapidated retaining wall collapses
1985 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months
1988 The U.S. President Ronald Reagan begins his first visit to the Soviet Union when he arrives in Moscow for a superpower summit with the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev
1989 Signing of an agreement between Egypt and the United States, allowing the manufacture of parts of the F-16 jet fighter plane in Egypt
1990 The Russian parliament elects Boris Yeltsin as president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic