Today in History for 29th May 1997

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
- Jesse Timmedequas found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7
- Span scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77
- Jeff Buckley, American musician and singer ( "Hallelujah"), drowns at 30
- John Sengstacke, publisher (Defender), dies at 84

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