November 29 in History
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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