November 29: Day of the Week
November 29, 2019 is the 333rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 32 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 29 Historical Event(s)
- 1781The crew of the British slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance.
- 1830November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia’s rule in Poland begins.
- 1847The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.
- 1847Whitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.
- 1881Spokan Falls (today the city of Spokane, Washington) is officially incorporated as a city.
- 1943The second session of AVNOJ, the Anti-fascist council of national liberation of Yugoslavia, is held in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, determining the post-war ordering of the country.
- 1950Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
- 1952Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.
- 1987Korean Air Flight 858 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155.
- 1990Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes two resolutions to restore international peace and security if Iraq did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
Who were born on November 29?
- 1752Jemima Wilkinson, American preacher, settler of Jerusalem & Watkins Glen, New York (p. 7/1/1819)
- 1856Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, German statesman (d. 1921)
- 1931Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor (d. 1997)
- 1939Domenico Monardo, American record producer
- 1940Chuck Mangione, American musician
- 1954Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
- 1966John Layfield, American professional wrestler
- 1974Lin Chi-ling, Taiwanese model
- 1979Simon Amstell, English comedian and television presenter
- 1985Shannon Brown, American basketball player
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