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November 29 in History  

November 29, 1951, Winston Churchill was re-elected as British Premier. On the same day in 1997, US Air Arena closed, hosting Washington Wizards.

1596: – King Philip II devalued Spanish currency.

1775: – Sir James Jay invented invisible ink.

1791: – Chatham Islands were sighted by HMS Chatham commanded by William Broughton.

1812: – Napoleon’s Grand Army crossed Berezina River in retreat from Russia.

1870: – Compulsory education was proclaimed in England.

1887: – The US received right to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii.

1916: – US declared martial law in Dominican Republic.

1941: – Passenger ship Lurline sent radio signals of sighting Japanese war fleet.

1943: – US aircraft carrier Hornet was launched.

1947: – The UN voted for the partition of Palestine and the creation of Israel.

1951: – Winston Churchill was re-elected as British Premier.

1962: – Algeria banned the Communist Party.

1967: – Robert McNamara was elected as president of World Bank.

1976: – Free agent Reggie Jackson signed 5 year pact with New York Yankees.

1989: – Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi resigns.

1994: – Seoul, Korea celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding.

1997: – US Air Arena closed, hosting Washington Wizards.

2010: – Pablo Picasso’s electrician revealed 271 previously unknown works of the artist. He claimed that they were gifts.

Days on November 29: –

  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Unity Day (Vanuatu)
  • Electronic Greetings Day
  • National Package Protection Day


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