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{| style="float:right;" |- |{{NovemberCalendar}} |- |{{ThisDateInRecentYears|Month=November|Day=29}} |} {{Linked-title}} is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian_Calendar. There are 32 days remaining. ==Events== *1777 - San_Jose,_California, is founded as ''el Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe''. It is the first civilian settlement, or ''pueblo'', in Alta_California. *1781 - The slave ship ''Zong'' dumps its living cargo into the sea in order to claim insurance. *1830 - November_Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins. *1845 - The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri_Dufour. *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 called Punctation_of_Olmütz was signed in Olomouc. It meant diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to Austrian_Empire, which took over the leadership of German_Confederation. *1864 - Indian_Wars: Sand_Creek_Massacre - Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John_Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho noncombatants inside Colorado_Territory. *1872 - Indian_Wars: The Modoc_War begins with the Battle_of_Lost_River. *1877 - Thomas_Edison demonstrates his Phonograph for the first time. *1890 - The Meiji_Constitution goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes. * 1890 - In West_Point,_New_York, the United_States_Naval_Academy defeats the United_States_Military_Academy 24-0 in the first Army-Navy_football_game. *1893 - Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan_University, was founded by Zhang_Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing_Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne was approved by the Qing Government. *1899 - Spanish football club FC_Barcelona founded. *1915 - Fire destroys most of the buildings on Santa_Catalina_Island in California. *1922 - Howard Carter opened the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun to the public. *1929 - U.S. Admiral Richard_Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South_Pole. *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. *1944 - The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred_Blalock and Vivien_Thomas. *1945 - The Federal_People's_Republic_of_Yugoslavia is declared. *1947 - The United_Nations_General_Assembly votes to partition Palestine. *1950 - Korean_War: North_Korean and Chinese troops force United_Nations forces to retreat from North Korea. *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. *1961 - The U.S. Spacecraft Mercury-Atlas_5 is launched with Enos, a chimpanzee, aboard (the spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto_Rico). *1963 - U.S. President Lyndon_B._Johnson establishes the Warren_Commission to investigate the Assassination of President John_F._Kennedy. * 1963 - Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831, A Douglas_DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal. *1965 - Canadian satellite Alouette_2 is launched. *1967 - Vietnam_War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert_McNamara announces his resignation. *1972 - Nolan_Bushnell (founder of Atari) released Pong (the first commercially successful Video_game) in Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, Calif. *1975 - The name "Micro-soft" (for "Microcomputer Software") is first used in a letter from Bill_Gates to Paul_Allen. *1981 - Actress Natalie_Wood drowns during a boating accident off Santa_Catalina_Island,_California. *1982 - Soviet_invasion_of_Afghanistan: The United_Nations_General_Assembly passes United_Nations_Resolution_37/37, stating that Soviet_Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan. *1987 - A Korean_Air Boeing_707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155. *1988 - Six Kansas City firefighters are killed in an explosion at a construction site. *1990 - Gulf_War: The United_Nations_Security_Council passes UN_Security_Council_Resolution_678, authorizing military intervention in Iraq if that nation did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January_15, 1991. *1992 - Dennis_Byrd of the New_York_Jets is temporarily paralyzed by a neck injury during a football game against the Kansas_City_Chiefs. *2004 - Brett_Favre day in Wisconsin, in honor of his record-setting 200th start as Quarterback. *2005 - New Croatian_Communist_Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar. ==Births== *1338 - Lionel_of_Antwerp,_1st_Duke_of_Clarence, son of Edward_III_of_England (d. 1368) *1427 - Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464) *1484 - Joachim_Vadian, Swiss humanist (d. 1551) *1489 - Margaret_Tudor, daughter of Henry_VII_of_England, queen consort of James_IV_of_Scotland (d. 1541) *1627 - John_Ray, English naturalist (d. 1705) *1690 - Christian_Augustus_of_Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine_II_of_Russia (d. 1747) *1752 - Jemima_Wilkinson, American preacher (d. 1819) *1762 - Pierre_André_Latreille, French zoologist (d. 1833) *1781 - Andrés_Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, teacher, philosopher and sociologist (d. 1865) *1797 - Gaetano_Donizetti, Italian composer (d. 1848) *1798 - Alexander_Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877) *1799 - Amos_Bronson_Alcott, American writer and educator (d. 1888) *1802 - Wilhelm_Hauff, German poet and novelist (d. 1827) *1803 - Christian_Doppler, Austrian physicist (d. 1853) * 1803 - Gottfried_Semper, German architect (d. 1879) *1813 - Franz_von_Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891) *1816 - Morrison_Waite, 7th Chief_Justice_of_the_United_States (d. 1888) *1825 - Jean-Martin_Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893) *1832 - Louisa_May_Alcott, American novelist (d. 1888) *1849 - Sir John_Ambrose_Fleming, British physicist (d. 1945) *1856 - Theobald_von_Bethmann_Hollweg, Chancellor_of_Germany (d. 1921) *1857 - Theodor_Escherich, German pediatrician (d. 1911) *1874 - Egas_Moniz, Portuguese physician, neurologist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955) * 1874 - Francis_Dodd, artist (d. 1949) *1876 - Nellie_Tayloe_Ross, American politician (d. 1977) *1881 - Julius_Raab, Chancellor_of_Austria (d. 1964) *1894 - Lucille_Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (d. 1970) *1895 - Busby_Berkeley, American film director, and choreographer (d. 1976) * 1895 - William_Tubman, President_of_Liberia (d. 1971) *1896 - Yakima_Canutt, American actor and stuntman (d. 1986) *1898 - C._S._Lewis, Irish writer (d. 1963) *1899 - Andrija_Artuković, Croatian war criminal (d. 1988) *1901 - Mildred_Harris, American actress (d. 1944) *1904 - Egon_Eiermann, German architect (d. 1970) *1908 - Adam_Clayton_Powell_Jr., American civil rights leader and politician (d. 1972) *1910 - Antanas_Škėma, Lithuanian writer, stage actor and director (d. 1961) *1915 - Billy_Strayhorn, American musician and composer (d. 1967) *1916 - Fran_Ryan, American actress (d. 2000) *1917 - Merle_Travis, American singer (d. 1983) *1918 - Madeleine_L'Engle, American author *1921 - Dagmar, American television personality (d. 2001) *1922 - Minnie_Miñoso, baseball player *1927 - Vin_Scully, baseball announcer *1928 - Paul Simon, U.S. Senator (d. 2003) * 1928 - Tahir_Salahov, Azerbaijani painter *1929 - Laurie_Main, Actor, Host of Welcome_To_Pooh_Corner from 1983-1987 *1930 - Shirley_Porter, Dame Commander of the British Empire *1932 - Jacques_Chirac, President_of_France * 1932 - Diane_Ladd, American actress *1933 - John_Mayall, British blues musician *1939 - Peter Bergman, American comedian * 1939 - Gene_Okerlund, American wrestling interviewer *1940 - Chuck_Mangione, American musician *1941 - Bill_Freehan, American baseball player * 1941 - Denny_Doherty, American musician (Mamas_and_the_Papas) *1942 - Philippe_Huttenlocher, Swiss baritone *1943 - Sue Miller, American author *1944 - Felix_Cavaliere, American musician and producer *1946 - Silvio_Rodriguez, Cuban poet, singer and songwriter *1947 - Petra_Kelly, German politician (d. 1992) *1949 - Wayne_Cowan, American professional wrestler * 1949 - Jerry_Lawler, American professional wrestler and commentator * 1949 - Garry_Shandling, American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director *1951 - Barry_Goudreau, American musician (Boston) * 1951 - Jean_Schmidt, U.S. congresswoman *1953 - Alex_Grey, American artist *1954 - Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer *1954 - Steve Rogers, Australian rugby league player *1955 - Howie_Mandel, Canadian actor *1956 - Hinton_Battle, American dancer * 1956 - Leo_Laporte, American television personality *1958 - Michael_Dempsey, American musician (The_Cure) *1959 - Neal_Broten, American Ice_hockey player *1960 - Cathy_Moriarty, American actress *1961 - Kim_Delaney, American actress * 1961 - Tom_Sizemore, American actor *1963 - Andrew_McCarthy, American actor *1964 - Don_Cheadle, American actor *1965 - Ellen_Cleghorne, American comedian * 1965 - Yutaka_Ozaki, Japanese singer, songwriter (d. 1992) *1966 - John_Layfield, American professional wrestler and color commentator *1969 - Mariano_Rivera, Panamanian baseball player * 1969 - Pierre_van_Hooijdonk, Dutch international footballer *1970 - Mark_Pembridge, Welsh international footballer *1971 - Gena_Lee_Nolin, American actress *1972 - Larry_Joe_Campbell, American actor * 1972 - Jamal_Mashburn, American basketball player * 1972 - Minoru_Tanaka, Japanese professional wrestler *1973 - Ryan_Giggs, Welsh international footballer * 1973 - Sarah_Jones, American playwright, poet and actress *1976 - Anna_Faris, American actress * 1976 - Ehren_McGhehey, American actor and skateboarder *1977 - Maria Petrova, Russian figure skater *1978 - Ludwika_Paleta, Polish-Mexican catres *1979 - Francis_Beltrán, Professional baseball player *1981 - Nicholas_Teo, Taiwanese Singer, Actor *1982 - Ashley_Force, American race car driver * 1982 - Krystal_Steal, American pornographic actress *1990 - Blake_and_Dylan_Tuomy-Wilhoit, American actors ==Deaths== * 741 - Pope_Gregory_III *1268 - Pope_Clement_IV *1314 - Philip_IV_of_France (b. 1268) *1330 - Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, ''de facto'' ruler of England (b. 1287) *1342 - Michael_of_Cesena, Italian Franciscan leader (b. 1270) *1378 - Charles_IV,_Holy_Roman_Emperor (b. 1316) *1530 - Thomas_Wolsey, adviser to King Henry_VIII_of_England *1577 - Cuthbert_Mayne, English saint (b. 1543) *1590 - Philipp_Nikodemus_Frischlin, German philologist and poet (b. 1547) *1595 - Alonso_de_Ercilla_y_Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (b. 1533) *1626 - Ernst,_Graf_von_Mansfield, German soldier *1632 - Frederick_V,_Elector_Palatine (b. 1596) *1643 - William_Cartwright, English dramatist (b. 1611) * 1643 - Claudio_Monteverdi, Italian composer (b. 1567) *1646 - Laurentius_Paulinus_Gothus, Swedish theologian and astronomer (b. 1565) *1661 - Brian_Walton, English clergyman and scholar (b. 1600) *1694 - Marcello_Malpighi, Italian physician (b. 1628) *1695 - James_Dalrymple,_1st_Viscount_Stair, Scottish lawyer and statesman (b. 1619) *1699 - Patrick_Gordon, Scottish general (b. 1635) *1759 - Nicolaus_I_Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1687) *1780 - Maria_Theresa_of_Austria (b. 1717) *1797 - Samuel_Langdon, American President of Harvard University (b. 1723) *1847 - Marcus_Whitman, Washington state pioneer (b. 1802) *1924 - Giacomo_Puccini, Italian composer (b. 1858) *1939 - Philipp_Scheidemann, Chancellor_of_Germany (b. 1865) *1953 - Sam_De_Grasse, American actor (b. 1875) * 1953 - Milt_Gross, American comic book illustrator and animator (b. 1895) *1954 - Dink_Johnson, American musician (b. 1892) *1957 - Erich_Wolfgang_Korngold, Austrian composer (b. 1897) *1972 - Carl_Stalling, American composer (b. 1888) *1975 - Graham_Hill, British race car driver (b. 1929) *1979 - Zeppo_Marx, American actor and comedian (b. 1901) *1981 - Fredric_Wertham, German-born psychologist (b. 1895) * 1981 - Natalie_Wood, American actress (b. 1938) *1982 - Percy_Williams, Canadian athlete (b. 1908) *1984 - Gotthard_Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900) *1986 - Cary_Grant, British-born American actor (b. 1904) *1991 - Frank_Yerby, American author (b. 1916) *1992 - Jean_Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906) *1998 - Martin_Ruane, British professional wrestler (b. 1947) *1999 - Gene_Rayburn, American game show host (b. 1917) *2001 - George_Harrison, British singer, guitarist and songwriter (b. 1943) * 2001 - John_Knowles, American author (b. 1926) *2003 - Moondog Spot, wrestler (b. 1952) *2004 - John_Drew_Barrymore, American actor (b. 1929) * 2004 - Harry_Danning, American baseball player (b. 1911) * 2004 - Anne_Samson, oldest-ever nun documented (b. 1891) *2005 - David_di_Tommaso, French soccer player (b. 1979) * 2005 - Wendie_Jo_Sperber, American actress (b. 1962) ==Holidays and observances== *Feast days of the following Saints in the Roman_Catholic_Church: ** Saint Saturnin ** Saint Cuthbert Mayne, Martyr ** Saint_Radboud ** Brendan_of_Birr or Brendan_the_Younger ** Denis of the Nativity and Redemptus of the Cross * Albania - Liberation_Day ''(Dita e Çlirimit)'' *Israel - ''Kaftet be-November'' (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine) * International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People * former Socialist_Federal_Republic_of_Yugoslavia - Republic_Day ==External links== * BBC: On This Day * ''The New York Times'': On This Day * On This Day in Canada ---- November_28 - November_30 - October_29 - December_29 -- listing of all days {{months}} Category:November Af:29_November Ar:29_نوفمبر An:29_de_nobiembre Frp:29_novembro Ast:29_de_payares Be:29_лістапада Bs:29._novembar Br:29_Du Bg:29_ноември Ca:29_de_novembre Cv:Чӳк,_29 Ceb:Nobiyembre_29 Cs:29._listopad Co:29_nuvembri Cy:29_Tachwedd Da:29._november De:29._November Et:29._november El:29_Νοεμβρίου Es:29_de_noviembre Eo:29-a_de_novembro Eu:Azaroaren_29 Fo:29._november Fr:29_novembre Fy:29_novimber Fur:29_di_Novembar Ga:29_Samhain Gd:29_an_t-Samhain Gl:29_de_novembro Ko:11월_29일 Hy:Նոյեմբեր_29 Hr:29._studenog Io:29_di_novembro Id:29_November Ia:29_de_novembre Is:29._nóvember It:29_novembre He:29_בנובמבר Jv:29_November Ka:29_ნოემბერი Csb:29_lëstopadnika Sw:29_Novemba Ku:29'ê_sermawezê La:29_Novembris Lb:29._November Lt:Lapkričio_29 Lmo:29_11 Hu:November_29 Mk:29_ноември Ms:29_November Nl:29_november Ja:11月29日 Nap:29_'e_nuvembre No:29._november Nn:29._november Oc:29_de_novembre Pam:Nobiembri_29 Pl:29_listopada Pt:29_de_Novembro Ksh:29._Novemmber Ro:29_noiembrie Ru:29_ноября War:Nobyembre_29 Se:Skábmamánu_29. 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