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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 29, the day number in a year is 272 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 273. September 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.

September 29 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1650The first marriage bureau started in England.
1774The publication of The Sorrows of Young Werther raised the 24-year-old Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to international fame.
1808A dispute between Swedish and Russian troops was announced in Finland; It ended on 19 October.
1829The Metropolitan Police of Greater London, originallyheadquartered in Great Scotland Yard, Westminster, was founded.
1836Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established.
1885The world's first passenger electric tram started in England.
1911Italy declared war against the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
1913Rudolf Diesel, who revolutionized industries and transport by giving diesel engines to the world, died mysteriously.
1913Signed the Treaty of Constantinople in Istanbul between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Bulgaria.
1918During World War I, Bulgaria laid down arms before the combined forces of France and Britain. In the First World War, this country was a component of Germany Austria Hungry and Osmani rule.
1923The British Mandate for Palestine came into effect, officially creating the protectorates of Palestine (to include a Jewish homeland)under British administration and Transjordan as a separate emirate under Abdullah I.
1927Telephone service started between the US and Mexico.
1932India's famous comedian and producer-director Mahmood was born.
1940Two Avro Ansons of No. 2 Service Flying Training School RAAFcollided in mid-air over Brocklesby, New South Wales, Australia, remain locked together after colliding, and landed safely.
1941The Holocaust-German Nazis aided by their collaborators beganthe Babi Yar massacre in Kiev, Ukraine, killing over 30,000 Jewishcivilians in two days and thousands more in the months that followed.
1954Twelve countries signed a convention establishing the EuropeanOrganization for Nuclear Research (CERN), which manages the world'slargest particle physics laboratory.
1957An explosion at the Soviet nuclear reprocessing plant Mayakreleased 74 to 1850 PBq of radioactive material.
1959India's Aarti Shah swam to become the first Asian woman to cross the English Channel.
1962Alouette 1, Canada's first satellite, and the first satelliteconstructed by a country other than the Soviet Union or the UnitedStates, was launched.
1963The University of East Anglia was founded in Norwich, England,after talk of establishing such a university in the city began as earlyas the 19th century.
1963The University of East Anglia was established in the city of Norwich, England.
1970Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasir died.
1971About 10 thousand people died due to cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal.
1977The Soviet Union placed the space station Salyut 6 into the Earth's orbit.
1978Pope John Paul I died in mysterious circumstances. He was elected pope only 33 days ago.
1986The space shuttle, Discovery, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral in an effort to launch a communications satellite. This is the first manned space mission since the space shuttle Challenger disaster two and a half years ago.
1992The first independent elections were held in Angola, a country in the southern part of the African continent.
2005John Roberts became the 17th Chief Justice of the UnitedStates.
2006The Hi RISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes its first low-orbit. It has managed to obtain high-resolution pictures of Mars.
2006Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 collided in mid-air with an Embraer Legacy business jet near Peixoto de Azevedo, Mato Grosso, Brazil, killing 154 people, and triggering a Brazilian aviation crisis.
2006World's first female space tourist Anusheh Ansari, a US citizen of Iranian origin, returned to Earth safely.
2007Iran declares the US Army and CIA, 'terrorist organisations', countering claims by America about Iran’s own armed forces.
2008Brazil's government is named as the worst illegal logger of the Amazon rainforest.
2009An 8.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the Samoa Islands, triggering a tsunami. The tsunami subsequently killed at least 20 in the nation of Samoa and another 14 in American Samoa.
2010Germany makes the final payment of its World War I reparations.
2011The People's Republic of China successfully launches the Tiangong 1 space laboratory. This is the country's first space station module, from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center located in Gansu Province.
2012Iran accuses the United States of 'double standards' over the U.S.' delisting of the Mujahideen-e Khalq as a terrorist entity.
2013Rajkot, Gujarat, India experiences extremely heavy rains that cause damage estimated at over 100 crore rupees.
2014EBay Inc. announces that it will split its PayPal unit into a separate company. It raises the possibility of a PayPal buyout by mobile payment operators such as Google.



Famous Birthdays of September 29:

YearName / Profession / Country
1963Dave Andreychuk / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1968Luke Goss / Actor / United Kingdom
1980Dallas Green / Singer / Canada
1921John Ritchie / Composer / New Zealand
1901Enrico Fermi / Academic / United States of America
1571Caravaggio / Painter / Italy
1995Alice Matteucci / Tennis Player / Italy
1527John Lesley / Bishop / Scotland
1980Zachary Levi / Actor / United States of America
1986Lisa Foiles / Actress / United States of America
1934Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi / Academic / United States of America
1916Carl Giles / Cartoonist / United Kingdom
1969Erika Eleniak / Actress / United States of America
1986Benoît Pouliot / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1960John Paxson / Basketball Player / United States of America
1969DeVante Swing / Writer / United States of America
1963Les Claypool / Writer / United States of America
1934Stuart M. Kaminsky / Author / United States of America
1948Bryant Gumbel / Journalist / United States of America
1925Steve Forrest / Actor / United States of America
1989Andrea Poli / Footballer / Italy
1915Brenda Marshall / Actress / United States of America
1946Patricia Hodge / Actress / United Kingdom
1981Aris Galanopoulos / Footballer / Greece
1976Darren Byfield / Footballer / United Kingdom
1953Warren Cromartie / Baseball Player / United States of America
1936James Fogle / Author / United States of America
1991Martin Jensen / Musician / Denmark
1803Jacques Charles François Sturm / Mathematician / France
1943Lech Wałęsa / Politician / Poland

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