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.
  • 1830
    November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia’s rule in Poland begins.
  • 1847
    Whitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.
  • 1850
    The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, is signed in Olomouc. Prussia capitulates to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation.
  • 1944
    Albania is liberated by the Albanian partisans.
  • 1961
    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.
  • 1963
    Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal.
  • 1963
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
  • 1965
    The Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2.
  • 1972
    Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.

Who were born on November 29?

  • 1832
    Louisa May Alcott, American novelist (d. 1888)
  • 1881
    Artur Phleps, German Waffen-SS officer (d. 1944)
  • 1918
    Madeleine L'Engle, American author (d. 2007)
  • 1921
    Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone
  • 1959
    Rahm Emanuel, American politician
  • 1964
    Cork Graham, American journalist, actor and author
  • 1968
    Jonathan Knight, American singer (New Kids on the Block)
  • 1972
    Brian Baumgartner, American actor
  • 1977
    Juan José Gurruchaga, Chilean actor
  • 1979
    Neal Horgan, Irish footballer

Who died on November 29?

  • 1694
    Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (b. 1628)
  • 1953
    Sam De Grasse, American actor (b. 1875)
  • 1982
    Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (b. 1908)
  • 1984
    Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900)
  • 1992
    Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1998
    Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (b. 1947)
  • 2005
    David Di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2007
    Henry Hyde, American politician (b. 1924)
  • 2007
    Ralph Beard, American basketball player (b. 1927)
  • 2008
    Jørn Utzon, Danish architect (b. 1918)

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