December 29 in History – What happened on 29 December in Past

✅ Published on December 29th, 2019 in December in History

29 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 29, the day number in a year is 363 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 364. December 29 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 29 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1170Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket was slain in his own cathedral by four knights of Henry II of England.
1530Humayun, son of Mughal emperor Babur succeeded him.
1705Proper Joyot's "Yidomono" premiered in Paris.
1778British troops captured Savannah, Georgia.
1779American Revolutionary War-British soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell captured Savannah, Georgia.
1813In the War of 1812, British soldiers burned buffaloes in New York.
1835The United States signed the Treaty of New Echota with leader of a minority Cherokee faction, which became the legal basis for the forcible removal known as the Trail of Tears.
1845Texas became the 28th state of the US.
1858The Northern Railway Company was established in Madrid, Spain.
1860To counter the French Navy's La Gloire, the world's first ironclad warship, the British Royal Navy launched the world's first iron-hulled armored battleship, HMS Warrior.
1884Vyomesh Chandra Banerjee, the first president of the Indian National Congress, was born in Kidderpore, Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1890The United States Army killed over 150 members of the Great Sioux Nation at the Wounded Knee Massacre.
1891Physical education teacher James Naismith introduced a game in Springfield, Massachusetts, with thirteen rules and nine players on each team that he called 'Basket Ball'.
1911Sun Yat-sen was elected in Nanjing as the Provisional President Of the Republic of China.
1911Sun Yat Sen was declared President of the new Republic of China. The general public and communist activists in China consider him the father of the Republic of China.
1917Ramanand Sagar, the famous Indian film director and producer of the famous serial Ramayana, was born.
1930Muhammad Iqbal introduced the two-nation theory outlining a vision for the creation of an independent state for Muslim-majority provinces in northwestern British India.
1937The Constitution of Ireland, the founding legal document of the state known today as the Republic of Ireland, came into force.
1942The first superstar of Bollywood was born Rajesh Khanna.
1949Industries were nationalized in the European country Hungary.
1972While the crew of Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 were busy trying to solve an instrumentation problem, the aircraft crashed into the Florida Everglades, killing 101 people.
1972101 people died in the crash of the Eastern Tristar Jumbo jet aircraft near the Everglades in the US state of Florida.
1975The law of equal rights for women and men came into force in Britain.
1977The world's largest open air theater opened in \ drive \ Bombay (now Mumbai).
1984The Congress won the parliamentary election with the largest majority in the history of independent India. Telugu Desam emerged as the largest opposition party by winning 28 seats in this election.
1988The Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closed.
1992President of Brazil Fernando Collor de Mello resigned in an attempt to stop his impeachment proceedings from continuing, but the Senate of Brazil continued anyway, finding him guilty.
1997In order to prevent the spread of the H5N1 flu virus, the HongKong government slaughtered 1.3 million chickens.
2008Renowned painter Manjit Baba died.
2010In Beijing, the minimum wage is raised by 20%, the second time in six months.
2010The last death row inmate in Cuba has his death sentence commuted; the nation is against capital punishment and has commuted many death sentences since 2008.
2011Financial disputes lead New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to report that the National September 11 Museum will not open on time.
2011Poland announces it will provide amnesty to illegal immigrants beginning January 1, 2012.
2012Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leaves the hospital after undergoing minor surgery to remove a tumor.
2012The Constitutional Council of France strikes down a plan to impose a 75 percent marginal income tax rate on the wealthy, calling the 'super tax' unconstitutional and unfair.
2012In Pakistan, 21 security personnel were killed in an attack by terrorists near Peshawar.
2013Russia's Defense Ministry reports the Soyuz-2-1v Russian rocket was successfully launched.
2013Administrative officials claim that over 1.1 million Americans are now enrolled in Obamacare.
2014Rescuers continue searching for missing AirAsia Flight 8501, which disappeared en route to Singapore from Indonesia on December 28th; the plane carried 162 people.
2014Scottish health officials report the nation's first case of Ebola after diagnosing a health care worker returning from Sierra Leone; the worker did not manifest symptoms until her arrival in Scotland and is currently in stable condition.



Famous Birthdays of December 29 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1886Norman Hallows / Runner / United Kingdom
1920Viveca Lindfors / Actress / United States of America
1904Kuvempu / Poet / India
1978Kieron Dyer / Footballer / United Kingdom
1943Bill Aucoin / Talent Manager / United States of America
1983Jessica Andrews / Writer / United States of America
1923Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat / Mathematician / France
1977Jimmy Journell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Pierre Dagenais / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1962Wynton Rufer / Footballer / New Zealand
1924Joe Allbritton / Business Man / United States of America
1923Shlomo Venezia / Author / Greece
1908Helmut Gollwitzer / Author / Germany
1958Nancy J. Currie / Engineer / United States of America
1943Molly Bang / Author / United States of America
1931Stasys Stonkus / Basketball Player / Lithuania
1766Charles Macintosh / Chemist / Scotland
1964Michael Cudlitz / Actor / United States of America
1969Jennifer Ehle / Actress / United States of America
1914Zainul Abedin / Painter / Bangladesh
1933Samuel Brittan / Author / United Kingdom
1946Marianne Faithfull / Actress / United Kingdom
1960David Gilbert / Cricketer / Australia
1974Ryan Shore / Composer / Canada
1959Paula Poundstone / Author / United States of America
1938Jon Voight / Actor / United States of America
1982Brian Hill / Swimmer / Canada
1947Cozy Powell / Writer / United Kingdom
1975Shawn Hatosy / Actor / United States of America
1947Richard Crandall / Scientist / United States of America

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