December 29: Day of the Week
December 29, 2019 is the 363rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 2 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 29 Historical Event(s)
- 1786French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convened.
- 1813British soldiers burn Buffalo, New York during the War of 1812.
- 1835The Treaty of New Echota is signed, ceding all the lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States.
- 1845In accordance with International Boundary delimitation, United States annexes the Mexican state of Texas, following the Manifest Destiny doctrine. The Republic of Texas, which had been independent since the Texas Revolution of 1836, is thereupon admitted as the 28th U.S. state.
- 1851The first American YMCA opens in Boston, Massachusetts.
- 1930Sir Muhammad Iqbal’s presidential address in Allahabad introduces the Two-Nation Theory and outlines a vision for the creation of Pakistan.
- 1939First flight of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.
- 1996Guatemala and leaders of Guatemalan National Revolutionary Union sign a peace accord ending a 36-year civil war.
- 1998Leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologize for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million lives.
- 2003The last known speaker of Akkala Sami dies, rendering the language extinct.
Who were born on December 29?
- 1885Roman Ungern von Sternberg, famous White Russian warlord (d.1921)
- 1946Marianne Faithfull, British singer
- 1947Vincent Winter, British actor (d. 1998)
- 1953Stanley Tookie Williams, American murderer (d. 2005)
- 1961Jim Reid, Scottish singer (The Jesus and Mary Chain, Freeheat)
- 1971Margot Thien, American synchronized swimmer
- 1976Danny R. McBride, American actor, writer, and producer
- 1977Katherine Moennig, American actress
- 1978Steve Kemp, British musician (Hard-Fi)
- 1981Shaun Suisham, American football player
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