November 29rd Events

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November 29th, 2007 (November 29 2007)EventThe Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to The Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.
November 29th, 2007 (November 29 2007)EventA 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 29th, 2005 (November 29 2005)EventThe new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.
November 29th, 1990 (November 29 1990)EventGulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes United Nations Security Council Resolution 678, authorizing "use all necessary means to uphold and implement" United Nations Security Council Resolution 660 "to restore international peace and security" if Iraq did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
November 29th, 1987 (November 29 1987)EventA Korean Air Boeing 707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155.
November 29th, 1983 (November 29 1983)EventSoviet war in Afghanistan: The United Nations General Assembly passes United Nations Resolution 37/37, stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan.
November 29th, 1972 (November 29 1972)EventNolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
November 29th, 1967 (November 29 1967)EventVietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.Robert McNamara Quotes
November 29th, 1965 (November 29 1965)EventCanadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2.
November 29th, 1963 (November 29 1963)EventU.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
November 29th, 1963 (November 29 1963)EventTrans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal.
November 29th, 1961 (November 29 1961)EventProject Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 MissionEnos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto Rico.
November 29th, 1952 (November 29 1952)EventKorean 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.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
November 29th, 1950 (November 29 1950)EventKorean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
November 29th, 1947 (November 29 1947)EventThe United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Palestine (The Partition Plan).
November 29th, 1945 (November 29 1945)EventThe Federal People s Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.
November 29th, 1944 (November 29 1944)EventThe first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
November 29th, 1943 (November 29 1943)EventThe 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 29th, 1934 (November 29 1934)EventThe Chicago Bears defeat the Detroit Lions 19-16 in the first nationally broadcast game.
November 29th, 1929 (November 29 1929)EventU.S. Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South Pole.
November 29th, 1922 (November 29 1922)EventHoward Carter opens the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun to the public.Howard Carter Quotes
November 29th, 1915 (November 29 1915)EventFire destroys most of the buildings on Santa Catalina Island, California.
November 29th, 1910 (November 29 1910)EventThe first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.
November 29th, 1893 (November 29 1893)EventZiqiang 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 29th, 1890 (November 29 1890)EventThe Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes.
November 29th, 1890 (November 29 1890)EventAt West Point, New York, the United States Naval Academy defeats the United States Military Academy 24-0 in the first Army-Navy football game.
November 29th, 1877 (November 29 1877)EventThomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
November 29th, 1872 (November 29 1872)EventIndian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
November 29th, 1864 (November 29 1864)EventIndian Wars: Sand Creek MassacreColorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho noncombatants inside Colorado Territory.
November 29th, 1864 (November 29 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Spring HillConfederate advance into Tennessee misses opportunity to crush Union army. Gen. Hood angered, leads to Battle of Franklin.
November 29th, 1850 (November 29 1850)EventThe treaty, Punctation of Olmutz, signed in Olomouc means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation.
November 29th, 1847 (November 29 1847)EventWhitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.
November 29th, 1845 (November 29 1845)EventThe Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.
November 29th, 1830 (November 29 1830)EventNovember Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia s rule in Poland begins.
November 29th, 1781 (November 29 1781)EventThe crew of the slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.
November 29th, 1777 (November 29 1777)EventSan Jose, California, is founded as el Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California.

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