November 29 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Unity Day
Vanuatu Public Holiday
Thanksgiving Day
Us virgin islands Observance
William Tubmans Birthday
Liberia Public Holiday
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- International
Liberation Day
Albania National Holiday

Historical Events on November 29

  • 1776: When British reinforcements arrive, the Battle of Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia during the American Revolutionary War comes to a quick end.
  • 1781: 133 Africans are dumped into the sea so that the British slave ship Zong could claim the insurance on them.
  • 1783: In New Jersey, an earthquake with a 5.3 magnitude strikes.
  • 1847: The Cayuse War begins when Dr. Marcus Whitman, Narcissa Whitman and 15 other people are killed by Umatilla and Cayuse Native Americans.
  • 1864: The Sand Creek Massacre occurs during the American Indian Wars when Colonel John Chivington and his volunteers murder at least 150 Arapaho and Cheyenne civilians inside the Colorado Territory.
  • 1872: The Battle of Lost River starts the Modoc War.
  • 1877: The phonograph is demonstrated by Thomas Edison for the very first time.
  • 1929: United States Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the expedition to fly over the South Pole.
  • 1944: Albania is liberating by Partisans during WWII.
  • 1947: The U.N General Assembly approves a plan that calls for the partition of Palestine.
  • 1961: The Mercury-Atlas 5 mission is launched; It was unmanned by did have a chimpanzee named Enos on board. It orbited Earth twice and then splashed down off of the coast of Puerto Rico.
  • 1963: The Warren Commission is established by U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy.

Famous Birthdays on November 29

  • German poet and author, Wilhelm Hauff is born in 1802.
  • Austrian mathematician and physicist, Christian Doppler is born in 1803.
  • American poet and novelist, Louisa May Alcott is born in 1832.
  • Portuguese physician and Nobel Prize laureate, Egas Moniz is born in 1874.
  • British novelist, poet and critic, C.S. Lewis is born in 1898.
  • American actress Cathy Moriarty is born in 1960.
  • American actor and director, Andrew McCarthy is born in 1962.
  • American actor and producer, Don Cheadle is born in 1964.

Kwanzaa

Blue Monday

Chinese New Year

Ash Wednesday

Good Friday