What happened this day in history November 29

What are the important events that happened on November 29? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 29: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 29 is the 333rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 32 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 16, 2021 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,302,400 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontatrigon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 64 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,265 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 29 Historical Events

  • 800
    Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
  • 1877
    Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
  • 1885
    End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
  • 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.
  • 1945
    The Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.
  • 1963
    Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal.
  • 1972
    Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
  • 1983
    Soviet war in Afghanistan: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan.
  • 1990
    Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes two resolutions to restore international peace and security if Iraq did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
  • 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 far south as Trinidad.

Who were born on November 29?

  • 1813
    Franz von Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891)
  • 1832
    Louisa May Alcott, American novelist (d. 1888)
  • 1857
    Theodor Escherich, German pediatrician (d. 1911)
  • 1933
    James Rosenquist, American artist
  • 1943
    Sue Miller, American author
  • 1946
    Brian Cadd, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1959
    Rahm Emanuel, American politician
  • 1971
    Brad May, Canadian hockey player
  • 1974
    Lin Chi-ling, Taiwanese model
  • 1981
    Nicholas Teo, Malaysian singer and actor

Who died on November 29?

  • 1268
    Pope Clement IV
  • 1595
    Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (b. 1533)
  • 1780
    Queen Maria Theresa of Austria (b. 1717)
  • 1953
    Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • 1953
    Milt Gross, American comic book illustrator and animator (b. 1895)
  • 1967
    Ferenc Münnich, Hungarian Communist politician (b. 1886)
  • 1981
    Natalie Wood, American actress (b. 1938)
  • 1986
    Cary Grant, British-born American actor (b. 1904)
  • 2004
    Harry Danning, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • 2004
    John Drew Barrymore, American actor (b. 1932)

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