According to Gregory calendar, January 29 is the day number 29 in a given year. January 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.

Important Historical Events of 29 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1693A French musician named John Philippe Raimo was born in Dijon city. They are counted among the fathers of classical music of the West.
1728John Games 'Beggars Opera' was inaugurated in London.
1730Anna Ivanovana of Russia) was made queen after the death of her cousin, Emperor Peter II.
1753After a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returned to her mother's home in London and told that she had been kidnapped.
1780Publication of the country's first newspaper Hikki Gazette or Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser from Kolkata. The editor of this English-language newspaper was James Augustus Hickey.
1845American poet Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven' appeared in the New York Evening Mirror, the first publication attributed to Poe.
1845Published by Edgar Allan Poe for "The Raven" (New York Evening Mirror).
1856Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom issued a Warrant under the Royal sign-manual that established the Victoria Cross, originally torecognise acts of valour by British military personnel during the Crimean War.
1886German engine designer and engineer Karl Benz filed a patent for the Motorwagen, the first purpose-built, gasoline-driven automobile.
1886Karl Benz patented the first successful car powered by gasoline energy.
1891Queen Liliuokalani, the last monarch and only woman to reign in the Kingdom of Hawaii.
1896Swami Pranabananda Maharaj, founder of Bharat Seva Ashram Sangh was born.
1916Germany attacked France for the first time in the 'First World War'.
1921Malik Faisal I was chosen as the King of Iraq on the basis of the role created by Britain.
1943World War II-The Battle of Rennell Island, the last major naval engagement between the United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Guadalcanal Campaign, began.
1944World War II: At least 38 people were killed and about a dozen injured when the Polish village of Koniuchy (present-day Kani?kai, Lithuania) was attacked by Soviet partisan units.
1953Sangeet Natak Akademi was established.
1963Britain could not gain entry into the European Common Market (EEC) due to France's veto.
1964US secretly developed jet fighter A-11 was finally revealed by Lyndon Baines Johnson.
1967The Mantra-Rock Dance, called the 'ultimate high' of the hippie era, took place in San Francisco, featuring Swami Bhaktivedanta, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
1968On civil Disorder (Kerner Comm) report against racism and demands aid were given to the blacks by the National Advisory commission.
1970Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who won the Olympic medal in shooting, was born.
1972Dita Beard (IIT) memo was disclosed by Jack Anderson indicating that the antitrust charges were dropped for $400000 contribution to Republican Party.
1984The prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliott Trudeau announced that he is resigning from his post.
1988On the Test cricket debut 107 runs were scored by Mark great batch when he was playing against England.
1991Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, began.
1992The LPGA Women's Kemper golf open championship was won by Dawn Coe.
1996In the cricket World Cup Kenya defeats West Indies by making all the players out in 93 runs.
2000In Mozambique near about 700 people died in the flood.
2002US President George W. Bush, in his message to the nation, called Iran, Iraq, North Korea the axis of wickedness in the world.
2004In the 16th academy awards Oscar ceremonies Sean Penn and Charlize Theron win lead acting awards sweeping all the eleven nominations like Billy Crystal's hosts Lord of the kings. The return of the King.
2009The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt ruled that people whodid not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions arealso eligible to receive government identity documents.
2012Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela suffering from tumour recovered after that tumor is removed from his pelvis.
661With the assassination of Ali, the fourth Sunni Rashidun Caliph and first Shia Imam, the Rashidun Caliphate, the first Arab caliphate founded after Muhammad's death in 632, effectively ended.
757An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang dynasty andemperor of Yan, was murdered by his own son, An Qingxu.
904Sergius III, whose pontificate was marked with feudal violenceand disorder in central Italy, came out of retirement to take over thepapacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.

Important Historical Events of 29 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1528Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire in India, defeated the king of Mewar Rana Sanga and captured the fort of Chanderi.
1780India's first newspaper Hikki Gazette or Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser started publishing from Kolkata.
1863Indian Wars in North America-The United States Army led by Patrick Edward Connor massacred Chief Bear Hunter and forces of the Shoshone at the Bear River Massacre in present day Franklin County,Idaho.
1979India's first jumbo train with two engines) Tamil Nadu Express was diverted from New Delhi station to Madras (now Chennai).
2006India's Irfan Pathan became the first bowler to take a Testcricket hat-trick in the opening over of a match.
2006India's fast bowler Irfan Pathan became the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the first over in Test cricket.
2010The flight of the fifth generation war plane being produced under a joint project between India and Russia was successfully tested for the first time in the far eastern part of Russia.

Famous People's Birthdays on 29 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1912Ajit Nath Ray / Lawyer / India
1936Veturi Sundararama Murthy / Poet / India
1947Ashok Gupta / Writer / India
1967Bobby Deol / Actor / India

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