December 29 in History
1170December 29, 1170:
Thomas Becket, the archbishop of Canterbury is killed by King Henry II of England’s knights.
1865December 29, 1865:
The last issue of The Liberator newspaper, owned by William Lloyd Garrison, is published.
1890December 29, 1890:
Colonel James W. Forsyth leads US troops to massacre over 200 Sioux Indians in South Dakota.
1913December 29, 1913:
“The Adventures of Kathlyn”, a motion picture serial, is released.
1933December 29, 1933:
1965December 29, 1965:
Diana Ross and the Supremes release the song titled “My World Is Empty Without You”.
- December 29, 1965:
“Thunderball”, a spy film starring Sean Connery as James Bond, is released in UK theatres.
1998December 29, 1998:
Khmer Rouge leaders publicly apologize for their responsibility in the Cambodian genocide that killed approximately 1.5 million people.
2013December 29, 2013:
Formula 1 multi-champion Michael Schumacher gets involved in a ski accident in the French Alps and sustains serious head injuries.
2015December 29, 2015:
The World Health Organization declares Guinea free of Ebola.