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

✅ Published on March 29th, 2021 in March in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on March 29, the day number in a year is 88 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 89. March 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.

March 29 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
845Viking raiders possibly led by the legendary Ragnar Lodbrok captured Paris and held the city for a huge ransom.
1461Yorkist troops defeated Lancastrian forces at the Battle of Towton in Yorkshire, England, the largest battle in the Wars of the Roses up until that time with approximately 20,000 casualties.
1549The foundation of Salvador de Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, was laid.
1799A law was passed in New York aimed at gradually ending slavery in the state.
1806First United States Federal Highway granted authority for national road construction).
1807Swedish settlers founded New Sweden near Delaware Bay, the first Swedish colony in America.
1807Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers traced the Asteroid Vesta.
1857In Barrackpore Cantonment near Kolkata, soldier Mangal Pandey opened the first shot and started a rebellion against the British Empire. This was the first rebellion in India against the British rule, called the military revolt.
1865American Civil War-The Appomattox Campaign opened with the Battle of Lewis's Farm, in which the Confederate States Army was forced into a series of retreats that would culminate in their surrender.
1871The Royal Albert Hall in Albertopolis, London, was officially opened by Queen Victoria.
1882The Knights of Columbus, the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization, was founded by Michael J. McGivney in New Haven, Connecticut, US.
1911The M1911 single-action, semi-automatic pistol developed by American firearms designer John Browning became the standard-issue side arm in the United States Army.
1913Famous Hindi poet and writer Bhavani Prasad, who was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, was born.
1929Indian film actor Utpal Dutt was born.
1932Jack Benny made his program debut on radio in the US.
1941Second World War-British Royal Navy and Australian Navy ships intercepted and sank or severely damaged the ships of the Italian Regia Marina near Crete.
1945World War II-The German 4th Army was almost completely destroyed by the Soviet Red Army at the Heiligenberg Pocket in East Prussia.
1953Hilly and Tenzing Norgay conquered Mount Everest, the world's highest peak.
1967France launched its nuclear submarine for the first time.
1969The New People's Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, was formed.
1973Vietnam War-The United States ended Operation Barrel Roll, covert bombing campaign in Laos to help stem an increasing tired of People's Army of Vietnam and Pathet Lao offensives.
1973United States troops were removed from Vietnam.
1974A group of farmers in Shaanxi province, China, discovered a vast collection of terracotta statues depicting the armies of the first Emperor of China Qin Shi Huang, now known as the Terracotta Army.
1974NASA's Mariner 10, launched in November 1973, became the first space probe to fly by the planet Mercury.
1977Actor Harry Hamlin and Actress Lisa Rinna were bonded into a relationship. They were married.
1981Dick Beardsley and Inger Simonsen jointly won the first running of the London Marathon.
1982Queen Elizabeth II gave Royal Assent to the Canada Act 1982,which ended all remaining dependence of Canada on the United Kingdom by a process known as 'patriation'.
1988African National Congress Representative Delsea September was assassinated in Paris.
199917th NCAA women’s Basketball Championship held at Thunderdome St. Petersburg.
1999The strongest earthquake to hit the foothills of the Himalayas in more than ninety years killed 103 people.
1999The earthquake in the foothills of the Himalayas killed at least 87 people.
1999The US stock index Dow Jones crossed the 10,000 mark for the first time.
2001The United States refused to accept the Kyoto Treaty on Global Warming.
2004Ireland becomes the first country to ban smoking at workplaces.
2008370 cities of the world started celebrating Earth Hour to save energy for the first time.
2010Metro Stations Lub Yoona and Park Features of Mosques were attacked by two female suicide bombers terrorists. In this suicide 38 are killed and 60 were injured.
2010Islamist Chechen separatists set off two bombs on the Moscow Metro, killing at least 40 and injuring over 100 others.
2011International leaders take part in a conference focused on military actors and the future of Libya in London, England.
2011The president, James Bullard of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis calls for the Federal Reserve to limit its purchase of US Treasuries because they feed the fire of inflation.
2012Viaspan is a solution which is used to pressure some donor’s organs. UK govt. officials announce that Viaspan could be contaminated with bacteria after tests identified Bacillus cereus was present in the solution used to test Viaspan’s security.
2012In the meet of 2012 BRICS summit which was held in New Delhi, Indian leaders of Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and India participated.
2013New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may actually been used as Jesus Christ’s cloth. Research used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the Shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
2013American bioengineers at Stanford anniversary made a transistor like transcription is built of DNA and RNA molecules.
2014African Story wins the Dubai cup with 12-1 odds, overtaking favoured Mukhadram with 14-1 odds; both horses are owned by the members of Dubai’s Al Maktoum family.
2014Andrzej Kiska was elected President of Slovakia.

Famous Birthdays of March 29 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1946Billy Thorpe / Writer / United Kingdom
1747Johann Wilhelm Hässler / Pianist / Germany
1985Maxim Lapierre / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1961Gary Brabham / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1947Inge Bödding / Sprinter / Germany
1893Astrid Holm / Actress / Denmark
1944Denny McLain / Baseball Player / United States of America
1967Michel Hazanavicius / Producer / France
1971Robert Gibbs / Politician / United States of America
1964Ming Tsai / Television Host / United States of America
1972Rui Costa / Footballer / Portugal
1974Miguel Gómez / Photographer / United States of America
1971Hidetoshi Nishijima / Actor / Japan
1943Vangelis / Writer / Greece
1952Rainer Bonhof / Footballer / Germany
1902Marcel Aymé / Author / France
1972Piet-Hein Geeris / Hockey Player / Netherlands
1993Thorgan Hazard / Footballer / Belgium
1602John Lightfoot / Scholar / United Kingdom
1943Chad Allan / Singer / Canada
1972Priti Patel / Politician / United Kingdom
1517Carlo Carafa / Cardinal / Italy
1584Ferdinando Fairfax / Politician / United Kingdom
1939Jagdeep / Actor / India
1937Gordon Milne / Footballer / United Kingdom
1885Dezső Kosztolányi / Poet / Hungary
1799Edward Smith-Stanley / Politician / United Kingdom
1900Bill Aston / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1983Darius Draudvila / Decathlete / Lithuania
1713John Ponsonby / Politician / Ireland

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