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    What happened on November 29

    • November 29, 1777 "San Jose, California, is founded as el Pueblo de San Jos de Guadalupe. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California."

    • November 29, 1781 The crew of the slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.

    • November 29, 1812 Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia

    • November 29, 1815 "Augusta Ada Byron, later the Countess of Lovelace, was born on this day in. Lovelace, a mathematical prodigy and daughter of the poet Lord Byron, was an important influence on Charles Babbage, who developed one of the first mechanical computers."

    • November 29, 1825 "First Italian opera, Barber of Seville, produced in US (NYC)"

    • November 29, 1830 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins.

    • November 29, 1845 The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.

    • November 29, 1847 "Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla"

    • November 29, 1847 "Whitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War."

    • November 29, 1850 "The treaty, Punctation of Olmtz, signed in Olomouc means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation."

    • November 29, 1864 "At dawn in Colorado territory, a militia under Major John Chivington attacks a winter encampment of Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek, massacring over four hundred Indians, the majority of whom are women, children, or old men"

    • November 29, 1864 Colorado militia kills 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians

    • November 29, 1864 Indian Wars: Sand Creek Massacre Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho noncombatants inside Colorado Territory.

    • November 29, 1872 Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.

    • November 29, 1887 "US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii"

    • November 29, 1890 "First Army-Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point"

    • November 29, 1890 The first Japanese Diet opens

    • November 29, 1890 The Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes.

    • November 29, 1893 "Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government."

    • November 29, 1901 East 182nd Street in the Bronx is paved and opened

    • November 29, 1915 "Fire destroys most of the buildings on Santa Catalina Island, California."

    • November 29, 1916 US declares martial law in Dominican Republic

    • November 29, 1922 Howard Carter opens the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun to the public.

    • November 29, 1924 NHL's Montreal Forum opens

    • November 29, 1929 "Lt Cmdr Richard E Byrd sends ""My calculations indicate that we have reached the vicinity of the South Pole"" (He was wrong)"

    • November 29, 1929 U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South Pole.

    • November 29, 1934 Chicago Bears beat Detroit in first NFL game broadcast nationally

    • November 29, 1943 "The second session of AVNOJ, the Anti-fascist council of national liberation of Yugoslavia, is held in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, determining the post-war ordering of the country."

    • November 29, 1944 Albania liberated from Nazi control (National Day)

    • November 29, 1944 John Hopkins hospital performs first open heart surgery

    • November 29, 1944 The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

    • November 29, 1945 Monarchy abolished as Yugoslavia proclaims it's republic

    • November 29, 1945 The Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.

    • November 29, 1947 "Despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state."

    • November 29, 1947 UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs andJews

    • November 29, 1950 Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.

    • November 29, 1950 National Council of the Church of Christ in US established

    • November 29, 1950 "Three weeks after U.S. General Douglas MacArthur first reported Chinese Communist troops in action in North Korea, U.N. troops begin a desperate retreat out of North Korea under heavy fire from the Chinese"

    • November 29, 1951 "First underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada"

    • November 29, 1952 Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.

    • November 29, 1952 President-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess the war

    • November 29, 1957 John Coltrane and Thelonius Monk perform together in a historic concert at Carnegie Hall

    • November 29, 1960 "A freight train crashes into a school bus at Lamont, Alberta causing the deaths of 17 high school students"

    • November 29, 1961 Freedom Riders attacked by white mob at bus station in Miss

    • November 29, 1961 Mercury-Atlas 5 carries a chimp (Enos) to orbit

    • November 29, 1962 Baseball decides to revert back to 1 all star game per year

    • November 29, 1963 "Beatles release ""I Want to Hold Your Hand"""

    • November 29, 1963 LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK

    • November 29, 1963 "Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal."

    • November 29, 1964 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English

    • November 29, 1965 Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2.

    • November 29, 1965 "Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups"

    • November 29, 1967 British troops withdraw from Aden

    • November 29, 1967 Robert S. McNamara announces that he will resign as Secretary of Defense and will become president of the World Bank.

    • November 29, 1967 US Secretary of Defense McNamara becomes President of the World Bank

    • November 29, 1968 "The Viet Cong High Command orders an all-out attempt to smash the Phoenix program. Hanoi Radio broadcasted a National Liberation Front directive calling for a new offensive to ""utterly destroy"" Allied forces"

    • November 29, 1969 "Beatles' ""Come Together,"" single goes #1"

    • November 29, 1971 First pro golf championship at Walt Disney World

    • November 29, 1971 The U.S. 23rd Division (Americal) ceases combat operations and begins its withdrawal from South Vietnam.

    • November 29, 1972 "Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capps Tavern in Sunnyvale, California."

    • November 29, 1973 "Chrysler Halts Production witht he economic downturn of the late 1970s struck again. This time, limping auto giant Chrysler Corp. announced plans to halt production at seven plants"

    • November 29, 1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii

    • November 29, 1975 Number one hit on UK music charts - Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

    • November 29, 1975 "The Microsoft name appears in writing for the first time, in a letter between Bill Gates and Paul Allen about their new company"

    • November 29, 1975 "The name ""Micro-soft"" (for ""microcomputer software"") is first used in a letter from Bill Gates to Paul Allen."

    • November 29, 1976 Free agent Reggie Jackson signs 5 year pact with Yankees

    • November 29, 1978 "UN observes ""international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people,"" boycotted by US andabout 20 other countries"

    • November 29, 1980 Number one hit on UK music charts - Abba - Super Trouper

    • November 29, 1986 "Actor Cary Grant died on this day at the age of 82. Grant, one of the most debonair of Hollywood’s leading men, left us with many great cinematic performances"

    • November 29, 1987 "A Korean Air Boeing 707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155."

    • November 29, 1987 "Korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost"

    • November 29, 1990 UN Security Council sets Jan 15th military deadline against Iraq

    • November 29, 1994 "Andrew Grove, CEO of Intel Corp., posted a message on an Internet chat group, apologizing for a bug in the recently-released Pentium chip. The problem, first"

    • November 29, 1996 The media reported that MTV Networks was demanding fees from online services that linked to their sites

    • November 29, 1996 "Volkswagen executive Jose Ignacio Lopez resigned on this day under charges of industrial espionage from General Motors, his former employer"

    • November 29, 2000 "Thieves steal a helicopter from a building near Manning in Northern Alberta, pushing it outside and taking off"

    • November 29, 2001 English guitarist and former Beatle George Harrison dies in Los Angeles at the age of 58 from lung cancer which had metastasised to the brain.

    • November 29, 2005 The new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.

    • November 29, 2007 A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as south as Trinidad.

    • November 29, 2007 The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to The Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.

    • November 29, 2009 "A United States Senate report states that Osama bin Laden was ""within grasp"" of the United States Army in Tora Bora in December 2001."

    • November 29, 2009 A witness in the case of the murder of nun Dorothy Stang shot dead in the Amazon Rainforest in 2005 is critically wounded after being shot.

    • November 29, 2009 "British scientists at the University of East Anglia, who are criticised, say they will publish their figures in full."

    • November 29, 2009 "Four police officers are shot and killed while in a coffee shop in Parkland, Washington, United States."

    • November 29, 2009 Honduras holds its first general election five months after a coup d'état ousted Manuel Zelaya as President

    • November 29, 2009 Irish floods: At least 13 ambulances from the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps in Dublin travel to Athlone and Ballinasloe to deliver relief to flood victims there. Dublin's River Liffey bursts its banks and floods several areas.

    • November 29, 2009 Israel announces it is likely to release 980 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for captured soldier Gilad Shalit.

    • November 29, 2009 Nepal announces it will hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the effect of global warming on glaciers.

    • November 29, 2009 Officials investigate a radiation leak at the Kaiga nuclear plant in southern India which left 55 employees requiring medical treatment.

    • November 29, 2009 Russian police issue an appeal for witnesses following the Nevsky Express bombing.

    • November 29, 2009 Rwanda is admitted under the Edinburgh criteria as the second member of the Commonwealth of Nations without any historical ties to the United Kingdom.

    • November 29, 2009 Saudi Arabia says its forces have seized control of a key mountain area amid the country's ongoing fight with Houthi rebels in Yemen.

    • November 29, 2009 "Somali pirates capture the Greek owned oil tanker Maran Centaurus 1,300 kilometres off the coast of Somalia."

    • November 29, 2009 Statements from bishops relating to the Murphy Report into sexual abuse scandal in Dublin archdiocese are read at Masses across Ireland.

    • November 29, 2009 The central bank of the United Arab Emirates announces it will provide extra liquidity to Dubai banks.

    • November 29, 2009 The Commonwealth of Nations urges the Fijian government to restore democracy in the country.

    • November 29, 2009 The Iranian government approves plans to build 10 new uranium enrichment plants.

    • November 29, 2009 The Iranian parliament urges the government to reduce ties with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

    • November 29, 2009 The Peruvian government apologizes to citizens of African origin for centuries of abuse.

    • November 29, 2009 Uruguayan voters elect Broad Front candidate José Mujica as their new president.

    • November 29, 2009 Voters in Equatorial Guinea take part in a presidential election.

    • November 29, 2009 Voters in Switzerland approve a referendum to ban the construction of new minarets in the country.







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