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Monday, November 29, 2010

The 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference begins in Cancun, involving 194 countries, amidst low expectations. //www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/climatechange/8170075/Cancun-climate-change-summit-small-island-states-in-danger-of-extinction.html (The Telegraph) //www.reuters.com/article/idUS98388339120101130 (Reuters)
December 10 ndash The 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference is held in Cancún, Mexico. Also referred to as the 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 16), it served too as the 6th meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 6).//unfccc.int/files/meetings/cop_15/application/pdf/cop15_dv_auv.pdf Dates and venues of future sessions//www.cop16.mx/ COP 16
Fine Gael speaks out against the high interest rate imposed by the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank and their insistence that the country pay €17 billion out of its own national pension fund. //www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/nov/29/irish-bailout-terms-threatened-revolt ("The Guardian")
The European Union agree to an €85 billion rescue deal for Ireland from the European Financial Stability Facility, the International Monetary Fund and bilateral loans from the United Kingdom, Denmark and Sweden.ref name=rescuedeal

Sunday, November 29, 2009

The central bank of the United Arab Emirates announces it will provide extra liquidity to Dubai banks. //gulfnews.com/central-bank-to-support-banks-in-uae-1.541945 ("Gulf News") //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8385164.stm (BBC)

Saturday, November 29, 2008

The BlackSheeps win MGP Nordic 2008 held in Aarhus, Denmark. The BlackSheeps had a lead of 74 points at the end of voting. //svt.se/svt/jsp/Crosslink.jsp?d=90903lid=puff_1329235lpos=lasMer (Sveriges Television)
Hundreds of people are reported to have been killed in the central Nigerian town of Jos after Christians and Muslims clashed over the result of a local election. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7756695.stm (BBC)
Riots in Jos, Nigeria, kill 381, and injure at least 300.
2008 Santa Catarina floods: The number of confirmed deaths rise to 105 people. //g1.globo.com/Noticias/Brasil/0,,MUL883128-5598,00.html (G1)

Saturday, November 29, 2003

Occupation of Iraq: A team of eight Spanish intelligence agents is attacked south of Baghdad seven are killed and one wounded. //www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-iraq-attack,0,878878.story?coll=sns-ap-nationworld-headlines Two Japanese diplomats are killed near Tikrit. Two U.S. soldiers and a Colombian civilian contractor are killed in Baghdad.

Thursday, November 29, 2001

George Harrison of the Beatles dies at the age of 58 from lung cancer in Hollywood, California.
George Harrison, former lead guitarist of The Beatles, dies of lung cancer at the age of 58.

Sunday, November 29, 1987

Korean Air Flight 858 is blown up over the Andaman Sea, killing 115 crew and passengers. North Korean agents are responsible for the bombing.
NASA announces the names of 4 companies awarded contracts to help build Space Station Freedom: Boeing Aerospace, General Electric's Astro-Space Division, McDonnell Douglas, and the Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell.
Queensland: Following a week of turmoil from his National Party of Australia colleagues, Joh Bjelke-Petersen resigns as Premier of Queensland. He is replaced by Mike Ahern, the only premier never to contest an election as premier.

Friday, November 29, 1985

The Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable are released for sale to the public.
Ibero-American States Organization for Education, Science and Culture (Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación la Ciencia y la Cultura) (OEI) created.
Gerard Hoarau, exiled political leader from the Seychelles, is assassinated in London.

Thursday, November 29, 1973

December – Chile breaks diplomatic contacts with Sweden.
104 people are killed in a Taiyo department store fire in Kumamoto, Kyūshū, Japan.

Wednesday, November 29, 1967

The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation to become president of the World Bank. This action is due to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's outright rejection of McNamara's early November recommendations to freeze troop levels, stop bombing North Vietnam and hand over ground fighting to South Vietnam.
The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto founds the Pakistan People's Party and becomes its first chairman. Today it is one of the major political parties in Pakistan (alongside the "Pakistan Muslim League") that is broken into many factions, bearing the same name under different leaders, such as the Pakistan's Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP).
U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy announces his candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson over the Vietnam War.

Tuesday, November 29, 1966

The SS Daniel J. Morrell sinks in a storm on Lake Huron, killing 28 of its 29 crewmen.

Monday, November 29, 1965

The Canadian satellite "Alouette 2" is launched.

Thursday, November 29, 1962

An agreement is signed between Britain and France to develop the "Concorde" supersonic airliner.

Saturday, November 29, 1958

Ted Kennedy marries Virginia Joan Bennett at St. Joseph's Church in Bronxville, New York.

Sunday, November 29, 1953

French paratroopers take Dien Bien Phu.

Saturday, November 29, 1952

The "New York Daily News" carries a front page story announcing that Christine Jorgensen, a transsexual woman in Denmark, has become the recipient of the first successful sexual reassignment operation.
Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a political caign promise, by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.

Wednesday, November 29, 1950

Saturday, November 29, 1947

The United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Palestine between Arab and Jewish regions, which results in the creation of the State of Israel.
The Tennessee Williams play "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Marlon Brando in his first great role, opens at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. Jessica Tandy also stars as Blanche Du Bois.//www.ibdb.com/production.php?id=1804
French communist strikers derail the Paris-Tourcoing express train because of false rumors that it was transporting soldiers. 21 people are killed.

Wednesday, November 29, 1944

WWII: Submarine USS "Archer-Fish" sinks Japanese aircraft carrier
WWII: Submarine USS ''Archer-Fish'' sinks Japanese aircraft carrier

Monday, November 29, 1943

The second session of AVNOJ, the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia, is held in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to determine the post-war ordering of the country.

Sunday, November 29, 1942

Friday, November 29, 1929

Bernt Balchen, U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd, Captain Ashley McKinley, and Harold June, become the first to fly over the South Pole.

Friday, November 29, 1918

Serbia annexes Montenegro

Thursday, November 29, 1917

Don Cossacks declare the Don Republic, which lasts two weeks.
December ndash Annie Besant becomes president of the Indian National Congress.

Saturday, November 29, 1913

Fédération Internationale d'Escrime, the international organizing body of competitive fencing is founded in Paris, France.
December ndash The Gateway of India is constructed in Bombay, to commemorate Queen Victoria's reign as Empress of India.
The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line, reducing chassis assembly time from 12½ hours in October to 2 hours, 40 minutes (although Ford is not the first to use an assembly line, his successful adoption of one sparks an era of mass production).
Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the first Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
Fédération Internationale d\'Escrime, the international organizing body of competitive fencing is founded in Paris, France.

Wednesday, November 29, 1899

The F.C. Barcelona football club is founded.

Wednesday, November 29, 1876

Porfirio Díaz becomes President of Mexico.

Tuesday, November 29, 1864

American Indian Wars ndash Sand Creek Massacre: Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 400 Cheyenne and Arapahoe noncombatants at Sand Creek, Colorado (where they had been given permission to c). Many of the dead are subsequently mutilated.

Friday, November 29, 1850

The treaty called Punctation of Olmütz is signed in Olomouc. It means diplomatic capitulation of Prussia to the Austrian Empire, which takes over the leadership of the German Confederation.

Monday, November 29, 1830

The Polish insurrection begins in Warsaw against Russian rule.

Sunday, November 29, 1807

The Portuguese Queen Maria I and the Court embark at Lisbon bound for Brazil. Rio de Janeiro becomes the Portuguese capital.

Wednesday, November 29, 1780

Maria Theresa of Austria dies and her Habsburg dominions pass to her ambitious son, Joseph II, who has already been Holy Roman Emperor since 1765.

Saturday, November 29, 1777

San Jose, California is founded. It is the first "pueblo" in SpanishAlta California.

Thursday, November 29, 1612

Treaty of Nasuh Pasha: Signed between Ottoman Empire and Safavid Empire

Monday, November 29, 1582

Marriage of future English playwright William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway.

Friday, November 20, 1489 (Julianian calendar)

Tuesday, November 21, 1396 (Julianian calendar)

The Ulu Camii mosque is built in Bursa by the Ottomans.
After a 14-year period of interregnum, Peter of Saint Superan is declared as ruler of the Principality of Achaea (now southern Greece).
The Ottomans capture the Bulgarian fortress of Vidin and Tsar Ivan Sratsimir, ending the Second Bulgarian Empire. The Bulgarian state is reestablished in 1878 as the Principality of Bulgaria.
The Kartid Dynasty is brought to an end in east Persia after its remaining rulers are murdered at a banquet by Miran Shah, son of Timur Lenk.
Timur appoints his son Miran Shah as Timurid viceroy of present-day Azerbaijan.
In the Battle of the Thirty, a mass trial by combat, the Clan Cameron defeat the Clan Mackintosh on the North Inch of Perth, Scotland.
Timur orders the construction of a garden in a meadow, House of Flowers.
Temporary peace is declared between England and France with the marriage of Richard II of England and Isabella of Valois, the daughter of Charles VI of France.
The Ming Dynasty court of China sends two envoys, Qian Guxun and Li Sicong, to the Ava Kingdom of Burma and the Tai polity of the Mong Mao in order to resolve a dispute between these two. The travels of the Chinese ambassadors are recorded in the historical text of the "Bai Yi Zhuan".
Huitzilíhuitl succeeds his father, Acamapichtli, as ruler of the Aztecs.
Abu Amir succeeds Abdul Aziz II as ruler of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morocco.
The University of Zadar is founded, the first University in Croatia.
Taejo of Joseon ends to rule.
France conquers the Republic of Genoa.
Peasants in the present-day provinces of Hunan and Hupeh in the east plant 84 million fruit trees.

Saturday, November 21, 1394 (Julianian calendar)

The Ottomans conquer Thessaly (now eastern Greece).
Ashikaga Yoshimitsu retires as shogun of Japan and is succeeded by his son, Ashikaga Yoshimochi.
The Anadoluhisarı fortress is built by the Ottomans to defend themselves during the siege.
The Allgäuer Brauhaus brewery is founded in present-day Germany.
The Ottomans begin an eight-year siege of Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire.
Battle of Ros-mic-Triuin: The Kingdom of Leinster, led by King Art mac Art MacMurrough-Kavanagh, defeats an invading army from England, led by King Richard II of England and Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March.
Yûsuf I succeeds Abd ar-Rahmân II as ruler of the Ziyanid Dynasty in present-day western Algeria.
The capital city of the Joseon Dynasty in present-day Korea is moved from Gaegyeong (now Gaeseong) to Hanseong (now Seoul).
After the death of Sultan Mahmud II, civil war breaks out in the Delhi Sultanate, splitting the state between east and west.
Richard II of England grants Geoffrey Chaucer 20 pounds a year for life for his services as a diplomat and Clerk of The King's Works.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and the Jongmyo royal ancestral shrine are built in Hanseong (now Seoul).
Abd al-Aziz II succeeds Abu al-Abbas Ahmad II as ruler of the Hafsid dynasty in present-day Tunisia.
Ştefan I succeeds Roman I as Prince of Moldavia (now Moldova and eastern Romania).
Abu Zayyan II succeeds his brother, Abul Hadjdjadj I, as ruler of the Abdalwadid dynasty in present-day eastern Algeria.
The Hongwu Emperor of the Ming Dynasty in China orders the Ministry of Public Works to issue a public notice that every 100 households in the "lijia" system are to set aside 2 "mu" (1,390 msup2/sup) of land for planting mulberry and jujube trees.

Sunday, November 21, 1378 (Julianian calendar)

Sa'im al-Dahr is hanged for blowing the nose off the Sphinx.
Uskhal Khan succeeds his father, Biligtü Khan, as ruler of the Yuan Dynasty in Mongolia.
Balša II succeeds his father, Durađ I, as ruler of Zeta (now Montenegro).
The Papacy makes a permanent move back from Avignon to Rome, ending the Avignon Papacy.
Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV visits his nephew Charles V of France to publicly celebrate the friendship between their two nations.
Tai Bian succeeds Zhao Bing Fa as King of Mong Mao (now northern Myanmar).
The Turks capture the town of Ihtiman in west Bulgaria.
Tokhtamysh dethrones Timur Malik as Khan of the White Horde.
Da'ud Shah succeeds his assassinated nephew, Aladdin Mujahid Shah, as Bahmani Sultan in present-day southern India. Da'ud Shah is assassinated in the same year and is succeeded by Mohammed Shah II.
Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, dies in Prague. He is succeeded by his son, Wenceslaus as King of Bohemia but the office of Holy Roman Emperor falls into abeyance until Charles's son Sigismund is crowned in 1433.
France, Aragon, Castile and León, Cyprus, Burgundy, Savoy, Naples and Scotland choose to recognise Antipope Clement VII. Denmark, England, Flanders, the Holy Roman Empire, Hungary, northern Italy, Ireland, Norway, Poland and Sweden continue to recognise Pope Urban VI.
Dmitri Donskoi of Moscow Vladimir resists a small invasion by the MongolBlue Horde.
Kara Osman establishes the Turkomans of the White Sheep dynasty at Diyarbakır in present-day southeast Turkey.

Thursday, November 21, 1314 (Julianian calendar)

The "Hereford Mappa Mundi" (Map of the World) is made. It shows Jerusalem at the centre, as decreed in the Bible.
Philip IV of Franceis succeeded by Louis X of France
Amda Seyon starts to rule. He defeats the Muslims at Ifat.

Saturday, November 22, 1158 (Julianian calendar)

Spain: Raymundo, abbot of the Fitero Abbey (Navarra), pledges to defend the fortress of Calatrava from incoming Muslim raiders. It is the founding moment of the Order of Calatrava, the spearhead of the Iberian armies during the Reconquista.ref name=estow1982
Margrave Ottokar III of Styria inherits the County of Pitten.
The Diocese of Derry is founded in Ireland.
The Portuguese conquer Palmela, Alcácer do Sal and Sesimbra from the diminished Almoravids.ref name=picard2000
The newborn Margaret of France is shipped to England as the future wife of the three year-old Henry the Young King. The Vexin region is promised as her dowry is put under the care of the Knights Templar until her future husband is old enough to take control of it."King John" by Warren. Published by University of California Press in 1961. p. 27
The University of Bologna is granted its first privileges by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.
Eleanor of Aquitaine arrives in Salisbury, Wiltshire on royal business.

Sunday, November 27, 539 (Julianian calendar)

Waltari kills his uncle Wacho and becomes king of the Lombards.
Antioch is struck by an earthquake.
Emperor Kimmei ascends the throne of Japan.
Source: Wikipedia