About January 29

January 29, 2021 is the 29th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 336 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Aquarius is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 14 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On January 29

  • 1814
    France defeats Russia and Prussia in the Battle of Brienne.
  • 1845
    “The Raven” is published in the New York Evening Mirror, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe
  • 1850
    Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the U.S. Congress.
  • 1856
    Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.
  • 1863
    Bear River Massacre.
  • 1886
    Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.
  • 1916
    World War I: Paris is first bombed by German zeppelins.
  • 1918
    Ukrainian-Soviet War: An armed uprising organized by the Bolsheviks in anticipation of the encroaching Red Army begins at the Kiev Arsenal, which will be put down six days later.
  • 1918
    Ukrainian-Soviet War: The Bolshevik Red Army, on its way to besiege Kiev, is met by a small group of military students at the Battle of Kruty.
  • 1936
    The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy.
  • 1963
    The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.
  • 1987
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • 1989
    Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so
  • 1996
    La Fenice, Venice’s opera house, is destroyed by fire.
  • 1996
    President Jacques Chirac announces a “definitive end” to French nuclear weapons testing.
  • 1998
    In Birmingham, Alabama, a bomb explodes at an abortion clinic, killing one and severely wounding another. Serial bomber Eric Robert Rudolph is suspected as the culprit.
  • 2001
    Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.
  • 2002
    In his State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush describes “regimes that sponsor terror” as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
  • 2005
    The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.

My Birthday Ninja Is this your birthday? Are you not curious to learn who shares your special day? Find out the January 29 famous birthdays and expand your knowledge today. (Sponsored link)



Share or Link to This Page: