Monday, November 29, 2010
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Saturday, November 29, 2008
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
Saturday, November 29, 2003
Thursday, November 29, 2001
George Harrison of the Beatles dies at the age of 58 from lung cancer in Hollywood, California.
Sunday, November 29, 1987
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.
Friday, November 29, 1985
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.
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).
Tuesday, November 29, 1966
Monday, November 29, 1965
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
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.
Wednesday, November 29, 1950
Saturday, November 29, 1947
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
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
Friday, November 29, 1918
Serbia annexes Montenegro
Thursday, November 29, 1917
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.
Wednesday, November 29, 1899
Wednesday, November 29, 1876
Porfirio Díaz becomes President of Mexico.
Tuesday, November 29, 1864
Friday, November 29, 1850
Monday, November 29, 1830
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
Saturday, November 29, 1777
Thursday, November 29, 1612
Treaty of Nasuh Pasha: Signed between Ottoman Empire and Safavid Empire
Monday, November 29, 1582
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 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
Abu Amir succeeds Abdul Aziz II as ruler of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morocco.
France conquers the Republic of Genoa.
Peasants in the present-day provinces of Hunan
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.
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.
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).
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).
Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV visits his nephew Charles V of France to publicly celebrate the friendship between their two nations.
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.
France, Aragon, Castile and León
choose to recognise Antipope Clement VII. Denmark
, England, Flanders
, the Holy Roman Empire
, northern Italy
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)
Amda Seyon starts to rule. He defeats the Muslims at Ifat.
Saturday, November 22, 1158 (Julianian calendar)
The Diocese of Derry is founded in Ireland.
Sunday, November 27, 539 (Julianian calendar)