About September 29

September 29, 2022 is the 272nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 93 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 115 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 29

  • 61 BC
    Pompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday.
  • 1227
    Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, is excommunicated by Pope Gregory IX for his failure to participate in the Crusades.
  • 1717
    An earthquake strikes Antigua Guatemala, destroying much of the city’s architecture and making authorities consider moving the capital to a different city.
  • 1789
    The 1st United States Congress adjourns.
  • 1789
    The United States Department of War first establishes a regular army with a strength of several hundred men.
  • 1829
    The Metropolitan Police of London, later also known as the Met, is founded.
  • 1850
    The Roman Catholic hierarchy is re-established in England and Wales by Pope Pius IX.
  • 1932
    Chaco War: Last day of the Battle of Boquerón between Paraguay and Bolivia.
  • 1949
    The Communist Party of China writes the Common Programme for the future People’s Republic of China.
  • 1954
    The convention establishing CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed.
  • 1971
    Oman joins the Arab League.
  • 1975
    WGPR in Detroit, Michigan, becomes the world’s first black-owned-and-operated television station.
  • 1982
    The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
  • 1988
    Space Shuttle: NASA launches STS-26, the return to flight mission, after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
  • 1990
    Construction of the Washington National Cathedral is completed.
  • 1992
    Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello resigns.
  • 1995
    The United States Navy disbands Fighter Squadron 84 (VF-84), nicknamed the “Jolly Rogers”.
  • 2004
    The Burt Rutan Ansari X Prize entry SpaceShipOne performs a successful spaceflight, the first of two required to win the prize.
  • 2004
    The asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.
  • 2006
    Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 collides in mid-air with an Embraer Legacy business jet near Peixoto de Azevedo, Mato Grosso, Brazil, killing 154 total people, and triggering a Brazilian aviation crisis.

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