November 29: Day of the Week
November 29, 2021 is the 333rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 32 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1864Indian Wars: Sand Creek Massacre – Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho noncombatants inside Colorado Territory.
- 1881Spokan Falls (today the city of Spokane, Washington) is officially incorporated as a city.
- 1893The Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.
- 1929U.S. Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South Pole.
- 1945The Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia is declared.
- 1947The Partition Plan: the United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Israel.
- 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.
- 1961Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission – Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto Rico.
- 1983Soviet war in Afghanistan: The United Nations General Assembly passes a resolution stating that Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan.
- 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?
- 1786Syed Ahmad Shaheed, Indian Muslim revolutionist
- 1905Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman Catholic bishop (d. 1991)
- 1916Fran Ryan, American actress (d. 2000)
- 1917Merle Travis, American singer/guitarist (d. 1983)
- 1917Pierre Gaspard-Huit, French film director
- 1922Minnie Miñoso, Cuban baseball player
- 1933John Mayall, British blues musician
- 1939Peter Bergman, American comedian
- 1947Petra Kelly, German politician (d. 1992)
- 1967Zbigniew Szewczyk, Polish footballer
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