About November 29

November 29, 2022 is the 333rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 32 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 54 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 29

  • 1394
    The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon Dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesŏng to Hanyang, today known as Seoul.
  • 1781
    The crew of the British slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance.
  • 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, Punctation of Olmütz, is signed in Olomouc. Prussia capitulates to Austrian Empire, which took over the leadership of German Confederation.
  • 1872
    Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
  • 1881
    Spokan Falls (today the city of Spokane, Washington) is officially incorporated as a city.
  • 1885
    End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
  • 1890
    The Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes.
  • 1893
    The Ziqiang 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.
  • 1929
    U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South Pole.
  • 1944
    Albania is liberated by the Albanian partisans.
  • 1945
    The Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.
  • 1947
    My Trach Massacre: First Indochina War.
  • 1950
    Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
  • 1961
    Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission – Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto Rico.
  • 1965
    The Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2.
  • 1967
    Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.
  • 1972
    Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
  • 1990
    Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes two resolutions to restore international peace and security if Iraq did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
  • 2007
    A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as far south as Trinidad.

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