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
Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia’s rule in Poland begins.
Whitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.
The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, is signed in Olomouc. Prussia capitulates to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation.
Albania is liberated by the Albanian partisans.
Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission – Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto Rico.
Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2.
Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
Who were born on November 29?
Louisa May Alcott, American novelist (d. 1888)
Artur Phleps, German Waffen-SS officer (d. 1944)
Madeleine L'Engle, American author (d. 2007)
Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone
Rahm Emanuel, American politician
Cork Graham, American journalist, actor and author
Jonathan Knight, American singer (New Kids on the Block)
Brian Baumgartner, American actor
Juan José Gurruchaga, Chilean actor
Neal Horgan, Irish footballer
Who died on November 29?
Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (b. 1628)
Sam De Grasse, American actor (b. 1875)
Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (b. 1908)
Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900)
Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (b. 1947)
David Di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)
Henry Hyde, American politician (b. 1924)
Ralph Beard, American basketball player (b. 1927)
Jørn Utzon, Danish architect (b. 1918)
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