What happend on 29.11 in history

1992
Dennis Byrd of the New York Jets is paralyzed by a neck injury during a football game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
1990
Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes UN Security Council Resolution 678, authorizing military intervention in Iraq if that nation did not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
1987
A Korean Air Boeing 707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 155.
1982
Soviet invasion of Afghanistan: The United Nations General Assembly passes United Nations Resolution 37/37, stating that the Soviet Union forces should withdraw from Afghanistan.
1981
Off Santa Catalina Island, 43-year-old actress Natalie Wood drowns during a boating accident.
1975
The name "Micro-soft" (for "microcomputer software") is used by Bill Gates in a letter to Paul Allen for the first time.
1967
Vietnam War: US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.
1965
Canadian Satellite Alouette 2 is launched.
1963
Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831, A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal.
1963
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
1961
Mercury-Atlas 5 is launched with Enos the chimp aboard (the spacecraft orbited the Earth twice and splashed-down off the coast of Puerto Rico).
1952
Korean War: US president-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.
1950
Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force a desperate retreat of United Nations forces from North Korea.
1948
The children's television program Kukla, Fran and Ollie debuts.
1947
The United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Palestine between Arabs and Jews.
1945
The Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia is declared , celebrated as Republic Day until 2003).
1944
The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
1944
World War II: Albania is liberated from German occupation.
1943
The 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.
1929
US Admiral Richard Byrd becomes the first person to fly over the South Pole.
1915
Fire destroys most of the buildings on Santa Catalina Island in California.
1893
Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, was founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne was approved by the Qing Government.
1890
In West Point, New York, the United States Naval Academy defeats the United States Military Academy 24 to 0 in the first Army-Navy football game.
1890
The Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan and the first Diet convenes.
1877
Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
1872
Indian Wars: Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.
1864
Indian Wars: Sand Creek Massacre
1847
Whitman Massacre Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others killed, beginning the Indian Wars.
1830
November Uprising breaks out in Poland.
1781
The slave ship Zong dumps its living cargo into the sea in order to claim insurance.
1777
San Jose, California, is founded as el Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California.
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