November 29: Day of the Week
November 29, 2020 is the 334th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 32 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 1394The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon Dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesŏng to Hanyang, today known as Seoul.
- 1777San Jose, California, is founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California.
- 1847Whitman Massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War.
- 1872Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
- 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.
- 1947My Trach Massacre: First Indochina War.
- 1947The Partition Plan: the United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Israel.
- 1950Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
- 1987Korean Air Flight 858 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155.
- 2007A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as far south as Trinidad.
Who were born on November 29?
- 1881Artur Phleps, German Waffen-SS officer (d. 1944)
- 1922Michael Howard, British born American historian
- 1928Paul Simon, American politician (d. 2003)
- 1928Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
- 1932Jacques Chirac, French politician
- 1941Bill Freehan, American baseball player
- 1964Don Cheadle, American actor
- 1976Lindsay Mintenko, American swimmer
- 1980Chun Jung Myung, Korean actor
- 1984Sitti Navarro, Philippine bossa nova artist
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