December 29th

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The December 29 is the 363rd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 364th in leap years ), so stay 2 days to the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1874: Alfonso XII.
1890: Chief Spotted Elk , dead in the snow at Wounded Knee
1978: Coat of arms of the King of Spain
1989: Václav Havel (2009)

economy

  • 1863 : The freshwater canal from the Nile to Suez is completed. The drinking water supply for the 25,000 workers employed in the construction of the Suez Canal will be safer and cheaper.
1981: Singapore Changi Airport

science and technology

1893: pair of galaxies IC 298

Culture

1899: Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy
1922: Poster for the world premiere of Nathan the Wise

society

1610: Elisabeth Báthory
  • 1610 : When her servants and peasant daughters are no longer enough as sacrifices and she also attacks noble daughters, the castle of the Hungarian Countess Elisabeth Báthory is stormed. Countless corpses, body parts and surviving victims of the "Blood Countess" are found there.
  • 1983 : Princess Caroline of Monaco and the son of an industrialist Stefano Casiraghi marry, almost completely closed to the public .

religion

The assassination of Thomas Becket

Disasters

1837: Winter Palace

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

Johann Christian Poggendorff (* 1796)

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

Werner Scholem (* 1895)

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Dieter Thomas Heck (* 1937)

1951-1975

Bruce Beutler (* 1957)

1976-2000

Jane Levy (* 1989)

Died

Before the 19th century

Thomas Becket († 1170)

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

1951-1975

1976-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Thomas Becket , English nobleman and bishop (Protestant, Anglican, Roman Catholic, Armenian)
    • St. David , King of Israel (Roman Catholic, Evangelical: LCMS )

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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