A bit of May 29th history…
1453 - Constantinople, capital of Eastern Roman Empire, falls to the Turks under Muhammad II; ends Byzantine Empire
1765 - Patrick Henry’s historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of “treason!” with “if this be treason, make the most of it!” (pictured)
1919 - Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, that when light passes a large body, gravity will bend the rays,is confirmed by an expedition to photograph a solar eclipse in West Africa
1953 - Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are 1st to reach summit of Mt Everest
2019 - Transgender no longer classified as a mental health illness by World Health Organization (WHO)
A bit of May 29th history… 1453 - Constantinople, capital of...