According to Gregory calendar, on March 29, the day number in a year is 89 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 90. 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.

Important Historical Events of 29 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1461The Yorkshire army defeats Lancastrian forces at Taunton in Yorkshire, England, the largest battle in the Wars of the Roses up to that time with around 20,000 casualties.
1549The foundation of Salvador de Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, was laid.
1638Swedish settlers established New Sweden near Delaware Bay, which was the first Swedish colony in America.
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).
1807Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers traced the Asteroid Vesta.
1807German astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olliers discovered 4Vesta, the brightest asteroid and the second most massive body in the thysteroid belt.
1865The American 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 end 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 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 sidearm in the United States military.
1913Famous Hindi poet and writer Bhavani Prasad, who was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, was born.
1932Jack Benny made his program debut on radio in the US.
1945World War II—The German 4th Army was almost completely stopped at the Heiligenbeil Pocket in EastPrussia by the Soviet Red Army.
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 (flag picture), the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, was formed.
1973United States troops were removed from Vietnam.
1973Vietnam War—The United States ended Operation Barrel Roll, a rising tide of offensives by the People's Army of Vietnam and Pathet Lao to aid the Passionate bombing campaign in Laos.
1974A group of farmers in China's Shaanxi province unearthed a collection of terracotta figurines depicting the armies of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, known as the Terracotta Army.
1974NASA's Mariner 10, launched in November 1973, became the first spacecraft to fly by Mercury.
1977Actor Harry Harlin and actress Lisa Rimma were in a relationship. they were married.
1981Dick Bardsley and Inge Simonsen jointly won the first runoff of the London Marathon.
1982Queen Elizabeth II gave Royal assent to the Canada Act 1982, which ended Canada's remaining reliance on the United Kingdom's Bara Process, known as the "Patriots".
1988African National Congress Representative Delsea September was assassinated in Paris.
1999The 17th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship held at the Thunder Dome St. Petersburg.
1999The most powerful earthquake to hit the Himalayan foothills 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.
2010Two female suicide bombers attacked the metro station Lubyna and Park Route of Moscou. 38 were killed and 60 were injured in this suicide.
2010Islamist Chechen separatists detonated two bombs on the Mosmetro, killing at least 40 and injuring over 100.
2011International leaders attend a conference in London, England focused on military actors and the future of Libya.
2011James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, called on the Federal Reserve to limit US Treasury purchases because it feeds the fires of inflation.
2012Viaspan is a solution used to pressurize some donor organs. UK Govt. Officials announced that Visap may be contaminated with bacteria after Bacillus cereus was identified that was present in a solution used to test Viaspan's safety.
2013New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may indeed have been used as the clothing of Jesus Christ. The research used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the Shroud to between 300 BC and 400 AD.
2013On the anniversary of Stanford, American bioengineers made a transistor like a transcriptor made of DNA and RNA molecules.
2014African Story won the Dubai Cup at 12–1 odds, pipping Mukhtaram at 14–1 odds; Both horses are owned by members of the Al Maktoum family from Dubai.
2014Andrzej Kiska was elected President of Slovakia.
45Viking raiders, possibly led by the famous Ragnar Lodbrok, captured Paris and held the city for a huge ransom.

Important Historical Events of 29 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
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.
1929Indian film actor Utpal Dutt was born.
2012In 2012, the BRICS summit, which was held in New Delhi, was attended by Indian leaders from Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and India.

Important Days of 29 March National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
National Shipping DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 29 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1928Romesh Bhandari / Politician / India
1929Utpal Dutt / Actor / India
1934Shahryar Khan / Politician / India
1939Hanumant Singh / Cricketer / India
1939Jagdeep / Actor / India

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