November 29 holidays in 2019

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Unity Day
Vanuatu Public Holiday
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- International
Liberation Day
Albania National Holiday
William Tubmans Birthday
Liberia Public Holiday
State Holiday
United states (Georgia) State Holiday
Presidents' Day
United states (New Mexico) State Holiday
Lincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's Day
United states (Indiana, West Virginia) State Holiday
Black Friday
United states (24 States) State Holiday
American Indian Heritage Day
United states (Maryland) State Holiday
Electronic Greetings Day
- Weird

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.

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Winter Solstice

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